The IST Systems and Applications Division implements and supports a wide variety of custom and third party applications for the various departments in County government as well as for outside partners and agencies.
These are systems utilized by the Sheriff, Superior Court, District Attorney, Public Defender, Adult and Juvenile Probation and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. All of these systems are integrated to send or receive information to/from all other related Justice Systems to improve the collaboration and sharing of data electronically whenever possible.
Electronic Justice System (EJUS): A web based application that provides all county justice partners, including local law enforcement, the ability to view pertinent information related to Sheriff Jail bookings, District Attorney Cases, Superior Court Cases, and Adult Probation Cases.
Probation Records Information System of Marin (PRISM): A probation case management system that assists the Adult Probation Staff in managing probation case information following sentencing by the courts.
Probation Accounting: Adult and Juvenile: Custom accounting systems for both adult and juvenile probation to manage restitution payments.
Gideon: A Public Defender case management system that provides the Public Defender staff the ability to manage case related work for both attorneys and other department staff.
Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS): A Criminal Case system that manages criminal cases and court hearing information for the Superior Court in Marin.
Judicial Uniform Records Information System (JURIS): A system for the Traffic/Citation Division of the Superior Court to help manage all citations issued by Law Enforcement Agencies and to track and handle Court hearings and defendant obligations related to citations. This includes online and phone payment systems for the public.
Beacon: A system for the Civil Division of the Superior Court to manage all Marin County civil cases and hearing information related to the cases.
District Attorney Records and Workflow Information Network (DARWIN): A case management and investigation support application for the District Attorney’s staff including attorneys, investigators, and clerical staff.
Odyssey: A case management system for the Juvenile Probation Department to manage all aspects of the probation case for juvenile cases.
Tiburon: A third-party application managed by the sheriff and the county jail to handle bookings. Systems and Application staff manages data exchanges for this system for booking information between the Sheriff, the DA and the Court.
Property Assessment and Tax
These are the Assessor and Department of Finance (Auditor and Tax Collector) systems:
Tax Assessment Property Information Systems (TAPIS): A system that fully integrates the work of the County Assessor/Recorder, Auditor/Controller and Tax Collector as related to property tax assessments, billing, collections, reporting and auditing.
County Assessor's Personal Property System (CAPPS): A tax assessment system to manage unsecured business property taxes.
County of Marin Property Assessment Systems (COMPASS): system used by the Assessor’s office for assessment of secured properties.
Tax Collector's Transient Occupancy Tax System (TOT): Transient Occupancy Tax system for tracking and payment of tax only by patrons of hotels, motels, bed and breakfast and other lodging facilities in the unincorporated area.
Searches are available on the public website for information related to:
- Property Tax and Assessment Values
- Grantor/Grantee Index
- Assessor Parcel Map Search
Fictitious Business Names (FBN): The Fictitious Business Licenses system allows for online application for the public as well as the back end system to manage and track licenses and renewals.
Finance, Human Resources, Payroll – Enterprise Resource Planning
SAP: The Systems Applications and Products (SAP) Enterprise System supports 26 county departments and 21 special districts. This includes the Department of Finance (DOF) Payroll System, the Human Resources (HR) Benefits and Employee Management System, Finance and Logistics, and the Business Intelligence reporting system on the SAP Portal, which provides budget and payroll analytics for the County Administrator, HR and the DOF as well as the Employee Self Service Information.
Community Development Agency (CDA)
County of Marin Enterprise Tracking (COMET): Staff is involved in the ongoing implementation and support for a third-party system, INFOR Public Sector CDR Software. The Permit management software will improve the permitting process for CDA. Similarly, the Licensing and Code Enforcement software will streamline county interdepartmental data sharing and workflow to reduce costs and improve productivity. This project is underway and expects to be completed in 2015.
Web Portal: Currently, the Community Development Agency's Public Service Portal provides access to submit service requests directly to the Building, Planning, and Environmental Health Services departments. In the near future, the Public Service Portal will be updated to include Building and Safety Online permits. Customers will be able to submit permits and pay fees online using the portal.
Graphical Information Systems (GIS) Support
The GIS team consists of members of the Systems and Applications as well as other county departments. Some map data is shared by the County of Marin and Marin Map, which is a nonprofit consortium of cities and agencies in Marin County.