Jonesboro, Arkansas Receives Top Local Government Website Award

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Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference resource, recently recognized Jonesboro.org as a Top Local Government Website Award recipient for its outstanding online advocacy of local businesses and community.

Jonesboro, Arkansas

We are committed to the key components of E-Government, which helped us find a focus and direction for the new site.We want the public to know anything and everything about what their government is doing.

Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference resource, recently recognized Jonesboro.org as a Top Local Government Website Award recipient for its outstanding online advocacy of local businesses and community.

This year’s recipients applied innovative web technology in order to provide citizens with greater access to local businesses and community initiatives. Jonesboro.org is one of several top notch Local Government portals helping to support and strengthen the local community.

According to Jack Turner, Website Designer and Content Manager for the City of Jonesboro, “We are committed to the key components of E-Government, which helped us find a focus and direction for the new site. We plan to continue to focus on these E-Government components by offering services, documentation, and creative ways for the public to participate in their Government.”

The awards editor at Juggle.com hand-selected this year’s Top Local Government Award recipients by evaluating a variety of site features and functionality, including: usability, up-to-date content, access to e-government services, community resources and technological innovation. The features and functionality offered to users enabled them to surpass other websites in their class.

“We want the public to know anything and everything about what their government is doing. For example, we now offer our complete budget (detail by line item) on our finance page. We began implementing new features to the site that will allow us to offer the same level of customer service via the web, as we do in City Hall,” noted Turner.

Award recipients receive a feature page on Juggle.com that includes an interview with one of the individuals responsible for maintaining or managing each website. For Jonesboro’s feature, visit http://www.juggle.com/jonesboro-arkansas-top-city-government-website. Belleville, Illinois-based Juggle.com is an online encyclopedia and reference resource featuring facts, articles, images, biographies, and statistics covering thousands of popular topics. For more information on Juggle and other topics, visit http://www.juggle.com.

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