Montgomery County, Maryland is one of only two counties nationwide to earn top honors in the fifth annual E-Gov Awards Ceremony held today, which recognizes innovations in electronic government. The ceremony is part of the E-Gov 2003 Conference and Exposition, being held June 9-12 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by Accenture, the E-Gov Awards recognize exemplary achievements in E-Government and higher education service delivery. Montgomery County’s Web Portal Consolidation earned the County a Pioneer Award – the top tier of the winning categories. The County’s new portal page at www.montgomerycountymd.gov combines interactive programs and services with useful information in one easy-to-navigate site.
“We are extremely pleased to be among the award winners this year at the E-Gov conference and Exposition,” said Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan. “Our Department of Technology Services and Office of Public Information have worked together to make this government more accessible to the people it serves, and I think visitors to the site will appreciate the effort that’s gone into this project.”
Information on Montgomery County’s new portal page and the other award-winning programs from around the world is available at the Government Solutions Center during the E-Gov 2003 Exposition.
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