Computers and Software

Harford estimates boards another $1M in IT contracts

The members of the Harford County Board of Estimates approved more than $1 million in technology-related contracts Thursday, as county officials work to upgrade their systems for managing employee pay and hours and for tracking contracts.

Board members voted 6-0 in favor of a $173,114.31 contract with SumTotal Systems LLC of San Francisco for the fifth year of a five-year contract with the company to provide support and maintenance of the county's human resources and payroll software.

Member Jay Van Deusen, the County Council's citizen appointee to the board, was absent for the vote as he arrived late to the meeting in Bel Air.

All seven members – Director of...