Ms. Pamela Monsees, Program Manager, and Ms. Laura Calder, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Governor's Office of Information Technology, presented three FY 2018-19 information technology capital budget requests: (1) Public Safety Communications Network Microwave Infrastructure Replacement; (2) Digital Trunked Radio System, Software Upgrade; and (3) Microwave Tower Replacement, Group D. Committee members received written descriptions of the projects, prepared by Legislative Council Staff (Attachment D). Ms. Monsees provided an overview of the communications network project. Ms. Kori Donaldson, Legislative Council Staff, responded to questions regarding project oversight by the Joint Technology Committee. Ms. Monsees provided an overview of the microwave tower replacement project. Ms. Monsees responded to questions regarding the ramifications of not funding the microwave tower replacement project, and the potential for public-private partnerships to fund tower construction.