There is general agreement that the city needs to regulate the use of those tools. The debate has taken on more urgency in the past few weeks with the disclosure that the city has been considering a proposal for aerial surveillance.
But Mayor Lyda Krewson and the board are at odds over who should develop that policy.
Earlier this year, aldermen ordered Krewson’s administration to put together a report that outlined the types of surveillance technology the city used. That report, which was supposed to be completed by Sept. 16, is overdue.