Information Technology

2022 Annual Information Technology Report

Annual Report

Snohomish County Information Technology Annual Report.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Technology Plan (PDF)

Technology Solutions to Serve the Residents and Government of Snohomish County

Services Catalog

Service Catalog (PDF)

As an internal service department, the Department of Information Technology works closely with customers to provide both mandated & optional technology services.

Snohomish County is again ranked one of the top digital counties in the nation

Snohomish County took fifth place in its category this year with a focus on improving transparency and services through technology. County IT completed a major undertaking in the last year with the reorganization of the Snohomish Health District into a department in county government. County IT completed 12-18 months of work in just 137 days, with tasks including onboarding nearly 200 employees, assessing 37 contracts and 18 IT solutions, and a host of other requirements. The transition was effectively completed by Jan. 1 of this year.

Contact Us

  1. Viggo Forde

    Viggo Forde, CIO and Director of Information Technology (IT)

    Administration Building - East

    3000 Rockefeller Ave. M/S 709

    Everett, WA 98201

    View Map (PDF) (see A)


CDG 2023 Digital Counties Survey Winner

In the realm of public safety, Snohomish County implemented a number of initiatives meant to increase public transparency for the sheriff’s department. The County Council awarded $3.8 million for body-worn cameras for deputies, and county IT was actively involved in the procurement process for securing the cameras and their supporting systems. Also with county IT’s support, the sheriff’s department built and launched a public-facing Crime Data Dashboard that displays statistics and data related to their work.

In the interest of serving residents by closing the digital divide, the county’s Broadband Action Team is on the leading edge of efforts to expand broadband access, including actions like encouraging all county residents to challenge inaccuracies in the Federal Communications Commission’s recently released national broadband coverage maps. Additionally, Snohomish County is implementing a $16 million grant to provide high-speed broadband to 4,150 households in an unserved community. And with all that new broadband access, more residents will be able to access things like the new open data GIS portal, permitting records portal and the updated data sets in the Snohomish County Hazard Explorer.

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The Digital Counties Survey, conducted by CDG in partnership with NACo, identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage collaboration and shared services, and enhance cybersecurity.