On odd numbered years, Kentucky’s executive branch agencies submit their requests for capital (>$600k) projects for consideration to the Legislative Research Commission (LRC). LRC provides a listing of capital information technology projects for the Commonwealth Office of Technology to review to ensure that these requests maintain an enterprise focus on business value versus potential risk factors. This enterprise focus is supported by statues and administrative regulations that require:
1. Agencies to create IT project descriptions and identify business goals for capital projects prior to authorization of funding.
2. COT to review those capital projects from an enterprise perspective and report quarterly on implementation progress to the legislature's Capital Planning Advisory Board (CPAB).
Additional information about existing Capital IT projects including expenditures to date and expected project completion dates, can be found in COT's Capital Project Reporting and Tracking
Capital Planning Links - 2014-2020
Capital Planning Links - 2012-2018
Past Capital Planning Cycle - 2010-2016
Past Capital Planning Cycle - 2008-2014
KRS 42.720 - Commonwealth Office of Technology
The Commonwealth Office of Technology is governed by KRS 42.720 which declares that: (1) The establishment of the position of the Executive Director of the Commonwealth Office of Technology, appointed by the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet with the approval of the Governor, as the Commonwealth's single point of contact and spokesperson for all matters related to information technology and resources, including policies, standard setting, deployment, strategic and tactical planning, acquisition, management, and operations is necessary and in keeping with the industry trends of the private and public sectors.
KRS 45.818 - IT Capital Project Reporting
KRS 45.818 states that the Executive Director of the Commonwealth Office of Technology shall provide to the Capital Projects and Bond Oversight Committee at its January, April, July, and October regular meetings a status report on any information technology system not yet completed which received line item authorization by the Kentucky General Assembly or was authorized pursuant to KRS 45.760, and defined inKRS 45.750 excluding systems of an institution as defined under KRS 164.001. The committee shall prescribe data elements to be included in the quarterly status reports.