Top State and Local Government Web Portals and Applications Awarded
After thorough examination and analysis, The Center for Digital Government has determined the winners of the 2006 Best of Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards. Winners will be acknowledged at the 10th Anniversary Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 22, 2006.
The Best of Web is an annual awards program that recognizes the most innovative, user-friendly state and local government portals. This national awards program judges state, city and county Web sites on their innovation, Web-delivery of public services, efficiency, economy, and functionality for improved citizen access.
The Digital Government Achievement Award is a national program that recognizes outstanding agency and department Web sites and applications that enhance information interactions, transactions and/or services. The categories include government-to-government, government-to-business, government-to-citizen, and government internal.
"Our 2006 awards showcase the best state and local government Web sites and on-line applications in the nation. These winners set the mark for delivering innovative, efficient and effective government services to all of their many constituencies," states Center Executive Vice President, Cathilea Robinett. "Congratulations to all winners in each category."
Congratulations to the Best of the Web Awards 2006 Winners:
State Portal Category:
1st Place Michigan
2nd Place: Maine
3rd Place: Utah
4th Place: Virginia
5th Place: Arkansas
City Portal Category:
1st Place: Seattle, Washington
2nd Place: Tampa, Florida
3rd Place: Louisville, Kentucky
4th Place: Las Vegas, Nevada
5th Place: Corpus Christi, Texas
5th Place: Portland, Oregon
County Portal Category:
1st Place: Seminole County, Florida
2nd Place: Fulton County, Georgia
3rd Place: King County, Washington
4th Place: Sacramento County, California
Congratulations to the Digital Government Achievement Awards 2006 Winners:
Systems Partnering In a Demographic Repository (SPIDeR), Commonwealth of Virginia
DCStat, Washington D. C.
eDAS, Iowa Department of Administrative Services (Protected Site)
State Agency IT Budget Planning System, Arkansas (Protected Site)
Marine No Discharge Septic Online Compliance System, Rhode Island (Protected Site)
Government-to-citizen Local government category:
Mesh Network, Buffalo, Minnesota
Online Service Request Center, District of Columbia (Protected Site)
Government-to-citizen State government category:
Bureau of Motor Vehicles Suite of Services, Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Government internal category:
Correspondence, Storage, Tracking and Response (CSTAR), California Department of Justice
Intranet News Channels for Employees, Mesa, Arizona