Raleigh, NC – On Sept. 26, 2013, Wake County won a prestigious Pinnacle Award for best local government website at the National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) 2013 Conference. (Press Release). NAGW is the leading organization for local government web professionals.
The award was recognized at Monday’s Wake County Board of Commissioners meeting. The Pinnacle Award was for ‘best local government website’ in the large population category. Kudos to Wake County!
The following details about the WakeGOV.com site are from the December 2, 2013 Meeting Agenda of the Wake County Board of Commissioners:
- The current version of WakeGOV.com was launched in October 2012 and was completed in nine months, using existing staff in Information Services and content contributors from all departments.
- No external vendors or resources were used.
- The website receives more than 9.4 million site visits and 126.7 million page views annually and Information Services is proud of its very low downtime rate.
- The website quickly connects users to the content and online services they need, from mobile devices and traditional computers.