North Carolina and Seattle beat out close to 200 state and local government entries in the sixth annual Best of the Web contest.
Web entries were scored on their online innovation to deliver government services, efficiency and time saved, economy, and functionality for improved citizen access. Last years winners, Access Washington and Boston, were excluded from entering the contest this year. Seattle officials were pleased with this honor and said their Web site is just one example of the citys commitment to improve service delivery to its citizens. "A tremendous amount of useful information is available via Seattles site and people know it," said Mayor Paul Schell.
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