February 6, 2014 By News Staff
Tucson, Arizona -- recipient of a 2013 Digital Cities award -- implemented numerous innovations that better serve the community and its residents, including a business and economic development website, GIS mapping portal and a mobile app enabling residents and visitors to pay for on-street parking. In addition, a website to welcome immigrants helps newcomers in such things as civic engagement, child care, education, health and recreation services.
Tucson also launched a hosted enterprise resource plannning solution for financial, human resources, budget, payroll and procurement functions.
Todd Sander, executive director of the Center for Digital Government, congratulated the winners at a special awards ceremony during the National League of Cities’ (NLC) annual conference in Seattle. This was the 13th year for the Digital Cities Awards, sponsored by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities Program.