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Best Government Web Sites Named by e.Republic's Center for Digital Government(September 01, 2009)
SACRAMENTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/01/09 -- e.Republic's Center for Digital Government has announced the winners of its 2009 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards.
Best of the Web ranks the top U.S. state and local Web portals, recognizing advances in digital solutions and communication with citizens, government communities and business. The Digital Government Achievement Awards showcase progressive and innovative Web sites and digital applications by government entities worldwide.
The awards are judged by a panel of experts on a wide range of categories, including site accessibility, innovation, cost-savings, ease of use, and exceptional service to public.
Cathilea Robinett, executive director of the Center for Digital Government, said, "We congratulate the winners of this year's awards. They are terrific examples of first-rate ideas and collaboration on digital solutions which ultimately benefit citizens."
BEST OF THE WEB AWARD WINNERS: State Portal Category: 1st Place Utah 2nd Place: California 3rd Place: Arkansas 4th Place: Maine 5th Place: Colorado Finalists: Alabama Michigan Nebraska Oklahoma Rhode Island Vermont City Portal Category: 1st Place: Virginia Beach, Va. 2nd Place: Riverside, Calif. 3rd Place: Louisville, Ky. 4th Place: Rocklin, Calif. 5th Place: Corpus Christi, Texas and Tampa, Fla. Finalists: Bloomington, Ind. Boulder, Colo. Fort Collins, Colo. Mesa, Ariz. Santa Monica, Calif. County Portal Category: 1st Place: Fairfax County, Va. 2nd Place: Miami-Dade County, Fla. 3rd Place: King County, Wash. 4th Place: Monroe County, N.Y. 5th Place: Collin County, Texas Finalists: Alameda County, Calif. Columbia County, Ga. Dutchess County, N.Y. San Diego County, Calif. Yuma County, Ariz. DIGITAL GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS Government-to-government category: Boone County, Mo., Road Closures GIS Application Boston SnowCOP Plinkit Collaborative Montana ePass Utah Public Meeting Notice Government-to-citizen State government category: Arkansas Recovery Portal, Online and iPhone Applications California Department of Public Health, Screening Information System Maine.gov DataShare Stimulus.Virginia.Gov: Providing Transparency and Accountability Government-to-citizen Local government category: King County, Wash. Solid Waste Division, Eco-Cool Remodel Tool Los Angeles County Department of Public Works eNotify System Mesa, Ariz., Arts Center Volunteer System Northglenn, Colo., Public Meeting Records System NYCStat Stimulus Tracker Oakland County, Mich., Video Center Government-to-business category: King County, Wash., Contract and Apprenticeship Report Tracking System Oregon Central Business Registry Richmond, Va., External Alarm Interface Exchange Richmond, Va., Payee Match Positive Pay Utah Department of Public Safety Media Portal Government internal category: Boulder@Work - Intranet Redesign Using Open Source Technology Garland, Texas, Water Utilities, Workforce Management Harris County, Texas, Consolidated Criminal History San Diego County Calendar Dashboard
Please visit www.centerdigitalgov.com for the full list of awardees.
The Center for Digital Government (www.centerdigitalgov.com) is a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. The Center is a division of e.Republic, Inc., (www.erepublic.com) a national publishing, event and research company focused on information technology in the public sector.
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