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Best of the Web & Digital Government Achievement Awards 2005

The Center for Digital Government is pleased to announce the winners of its 2005 Best of the Web contest and Digital Government Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists.

The Center for Digital Government is pleased to announce the winners of its 2005 Best of the Web and Digital Government Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all of our awardees.


State Portal Category
1st Place: Delaware
2nd Place: Tennessee
3rd Place: Indiana
4th Place: Washington
5th Place: Virginia

State Portal Category Finalists:

City Portal Category
1st Place: (tie) Washington, D.C.
1st Place: (tie) City of New Orleans, La.
2nd Place: City of Virginia Beach, Va.
3rd Place: City of Tampa, Fla.
4th Place: City of Seattle, Wash.
5th Place: New York City, N.Y.

City Portal Category Finalists:
City of Colorado Springs, Colo.
City of Baton Rouge, La.
City of Mesa, Ariz.
City of Phoenix, Ariz.
City of Des Moines, Iowa
City of Portland, Ore.
City of Denton, Texas
City of Corpus Christi, Texas

County Portal Category
1st Place: Hennepin County, Minn.
2nd Place: Fairfax County, Va.
3rd Place: Orange County, Fla.
4th Place: King County, Wash.
5th Place: Fulton County, Ga.

County Portal Category Finalists:
Alameda County, Calif.
Sacramento County, Calif.
San Diego County, Calif.
Seminole County, Fla.
Columbia County, Ga.
Westchester County, N.Y.




Government-to-government category:



Montgomery County, MD ,Juvenile Justice Information System

Minnesota Legislative Networking Group, Minnesota Legislature Website

National Institute of Health Library, NIH Library Website

U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Project Safe Neighborhoods Mapping and Analysis Program

Commonwealth of Virginia,Dashboard Services

Wisconsin DOT, Information System for Local Roads


Honorable Mentions:

Arizona DOT, Motor Vehicle Div., EZVoter

Foster City, Calif., CalOpps Job Board

Indianapolis/Marion Co., Ind., Juvenile Justice Information Sharing System

State of Indiana, Digitally Certified Driving Records

Nevada State Health Division,Virtual Network


Government-to-citizen State government category:


California Department Of Justice, Megan's Law on the Internet 

Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Building Customer Relationships For Results

Montana Dept.of Labor and Industry/ITS, Unemployment Insurance For You

Virginia Dept.of Game and Inland Fisheries,License Point Of Sale

Wisconsin Dept.ofCommerce,WiFrontDoorHousing 


Honorable Mentions: 

Arkansas, Inmate Banking System

Arkansas, Historic Preservation –State Parks, Old State House Museum of History, Delta Cultural Center and Historic Preservation Program


Government-to-citizen County government category:


Cook Co., Ill., Forest Preserve Picnic Permit System


Montgomery Co., Md., e-Subscription

Denton Co., Texas, Judicial Records Search

KingCo.,Wa.SolidWasteDiv.,WhatdoIdowith...? Website


Honorable Mentions:

Los Angeles County, Calif. Dept. of Public Works, Road Closures Web site

Hamilton County,IN Food Facility Inspection Reports

Butler County, Ohio, Clerk of Courts Web site


Government-to-citizen City government category:


Wichita, Kansas, MyWichita

El Paso,Texas, EPPD Commuter Info Center

Los Angeles. Calif. IT Agency, E-Democracy

Portland, Ore. Bureau of Technology Svcs., E-Volvement: North Portland Online

City of Richmond, Virg.Dept.of IT, Current Traffic Conditions and Hazards


Honorable Mentions: 

Cambridge, Mass., E-Line

Raleigh, N.C., RecLink


Government-to-business category:


San Diego County, Calif., Survey Records System

Maryland Workers'Compensation Commission, Web-Enabled File Management System

Montana DOR/ITS, Business Tax Express

Oregon EmploymentDept.,iMatchSkills

Public Service Commission of Wisconsin,Electronic Regulatory Filing System


Honorable Mentions:

Alabama Board o fNursing,Group License Verification

ArizonaDOT/MotorVehicleDiv.,Motor Vehicle Dealer Suite of Services

State of Michigan, E-Quote

Montana Secretary of State,Business Entity Annual Report

Tennessee Dept.of Human Svcs.,Child Care Attendance Verification



Government Internal category:


Georgia Dept.of Administrative Services, Information Exchange System

Overland Park,Texas,Overland Park Intranet–OPNet

State of Nevada, Critical Business Technology Assessment Program


Nashville/Davidson Co.Metro Govt.,Tenn.,WeBudget

Wisconsin Dept. of Administration, Enterprise IT Training


Honorable Mentions:

Cincinnati Internal Revenue Service Center,CincyWebb

Montgomery Co., Md., On-Line Financial Disclosure System

Albemarle County, Virg., Inside Albemarle and Board Agenda Tracking System

KingCo.,Wa. Road Services,iLIB ImageLibrary