Fruita, Colorado, Earns Top Local Government Website Award for Relevance and Functionality

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Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference resource, recently recognized Fruita.org as a Top Local Government Website Award Recipient for its outstanding dedication to improving the climate of its community and creating exciting networking opportunities.

Fruita, Colorado

Fruita, Colorado

The main goal has always been to provide a convenient access point to municipal information, events and other city business for both citizens and non-citizens.

Juggle.com, an online encyclopedia and reference resource, recently recognized Fruita.org as a Top Local Government Website Award Recipient for its outstanding dedication to improving the climate of its community and creating exciting networking opportunities.

This year’s recipients applied innovative web technology in order to provide vast resources for local business programs and community members. Fruita.org is one of several top notch Local Government portals embracing the commitment to the community.

According to Chris Dehmel, Engineering Technician for the City of Fruita, “Fruita has had some sort of web presence for about ten years now, and the main goal has always been to provide a convenient access point to municipal information, events and other city business for both citizens and non-citizens.”

Award finalists offer an array of features and functionality that cause them to surpass websites in their class. The Juggle.com government awards editors hand-selected this year’s Top Local Government Award recipients by evaluating a variety of site features and functionality, including usability, timely content, access to e- government services and technological innovation.

“The drive to make fruita.org a relevant site makes it imperative for us to keep it as stocked as possible with current city information, documents available for download, maps, etc., so people keep coming back, and we keep having high ratings on efficiency and transparency when the citizen surveys go out every two years. We wanted to present a clear, easy-to-use access point to as many documents and forms as possible, common city maps and GIS information, and frequently asked questions, in an effort to keep our citizens coming back to this site for municipal information,” noted Dehmel.

Award winners earn a headline number on http://www.juggle.com that includes a conversation with one of the individuals responsible for supporting or curating each website. For Fruita’s headline, tour http://www.juggle.com/fruita-colorado-top-city-government-website. Located in Belleville, Juggle constructs websites with the sole objective of improving what the internet was built for: distinction, size and accessibility of information to the public. Juggle's quest is simple, to build fascinating websites, such as http://www.fireplacegrates.net or http://www.longcoats.net that engage users with excellent content, unique subject matter and innovative ideas. For added facts on Juggle and other topics, visit http://www.juggle.com/about-juggle.

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