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Government Technology and AT&T have launched a new nationwide platform for special districts that includes a regional and national awards program with three (3) categories to recognize IT innovation and leadership.

Government Technology and AT&T have launched a new nationwide platform for special districts that includes a regional and national awards program with three (3) categories to recognize IT innovation and leadership. An Evaluation Committee will review nominations in the following 3 categories, and select award recipients in each of the four regions. You may also nominate the same special district in all 3 categories and submissions may be entered by the public or private sector.

Awards will be presented at each of the corresponding regional Special District events. Click here for information regarding the regional events.

Award Categories

Technology Innovation: Citizens

This category recognizes special districts that have utilized technology to improve service delivery to citizens – for example, increased customer satisfaction, enhanced user experience, accelerated access to services, et al.

Technology Innovation: Operations

This category recognizes special districts that have utilized technology to improve internal operations – for example, efficiency and productivity improvements, cost reduction, enhanced security, improved processes, advanced sustainability, et al.

Technology Innovation: Leadership

This category recognizes a special districts leader that has led technology innovation initiatives and programs that go above and beyond to positively impact the community and / or operations. The nomination should highlight vision, leadership and support of information technology.

SUBMIT A NOMINATION

To download a copy of the submission form to fill out offline, please click here. For any questions regarding the awards program or submission process please contact Janet Grenslitt.

Regional Nomination deadlines:

East - View Winners
Southwest - View Winners
West - August 9
Southeast - September 1

East US Winners

 

Technology Innovation: Citizens

Social Media Initiative: Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, Illinois

Technology Innovation: Operations

Fiber Optic Resource Sharing Agreement: Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA)

Technology Innovation: Leadership

Robert Presnell Jr.: COO, Detroit Water and Sewer

Southwest US Winners

 

Technology Innovation: Citizens

GPS.MyGovernmentOnline: South Central Planning & Development Commission

Technology Innovation: Operations

Central US Interoperability Hub - "CUSIOP Hub": Kansas Turnpike Authority, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, North Texas Tollway Authority, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority, Harris County Toll Road Authority, and Texas Department of Transportation

Technology Innovation: Leadership

Joe Iannello: VP and CIO, Capital Metro