The city of Lancaster, in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Commission, invites the community to take part in a Town Hall meeting concerning the addition of smart technology to the city’s more than 18,000 streetlights. The Town Hall meeting will be held on Monday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Lancaster City Hall, 44933 Fern Ave.

In partnership with anyCOMM Corporation, a computer software company based in northern California, the city is seeking modern, practical solutions to improve city functions utilizing new technologies and the data they provide.

With anyCOMM’s video and sensor technology, as well as integrated software, there are opportunities to alleviate traffic congestion, enhance public safety, build a private high-speed citywide network, and boost cellular connectivity throughout Lancaster.

Residents are invited to engage with city officials and anyCOMM staff in the Town Hall meeting to discuss the benefits of the project, as well as share public feedback on the plan, which will include the camera surveillance policy.