York County has been named one of the nation’s top digital counties by eRepublic’s Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo). York County placed sixth in the category of counties with a population of 150,000 or less. York’s recognition is for a variety of technological achievements, including:
The county Board of Supervisors’ commitment to increased use of technology allowing better transparency and ease of access to our citizens
- Replacing, updating, and upgrading core operating software such as the new financial system, sewer asset management and building permit system
- Providing upgraded bandwidth to remote offices facilitating the ability to upload public safety body camera footage
- Using Laserfiche enterprise content management to establish records management solutions in York-Poquoson Social Services, providing instant and secure access for all client and employee records while managing records retention.
“York County is pleased to receive this recognition for our use of technology. The initiatives graded in this technology survey cross county department and agency lines, making this a county-wide recognition,” said Adam Frisch, Director of York County’s Information Technology department.
According to a CDG and NACo joint press release, “The Digital Counties Survey identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of government services, encourage collaboration and shared services, enhance cybersecurity, and even reduce carbon emissions.”
This is the York County’s first year on the Top Digital Counties list. Additional information is available at www.govtech.com/dc/articles/Digital-Counties-Survey-2017-Results.html.