We want to empower our residents and give them all the information they need to see what goes on in our community and get more involved.
Belleville, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2011
Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference resource, recently recognized CityofMontebello.com 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. CityofMontebello.com is one of several top notch Local Government portals helping to support and strengthen the local community.
According to Darren Lew, Information Systems Supervisor for the City of Montebello, “We want to empower our residents and give them all the information they need to see what goes on in our community and get more involved. We wanted to provide convenience for the community and quick answers as well. This is also a ‘green’ initiative for the city.”
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.
“Our goal is to be able to do ‘real time’ notifications and alerts to our community of any safety issues or concerns. We would like for the community to be able to renew and apply for business license, dog license, building permits and online ticketing services via our website,” noted Lew.
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 Montebello’s feature, visit http://www.juggle.com/montebello-california-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.