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James City County Starts Fresh with CivicPlus County Website Design

When James City County, VA says that it’s the “Birthplace of America,” it’s no marketing spin. James City County is where the legendary explorer, John Smith, landed and set up the British colony of Jamestown. The history of John Smith, his encounter with Pocahontas, and the indelible mark they made on the early formation of a new, young nation, is woven into the collective history shared by all Americans, and it all took place right in James City County—truly the Birthplace of America.

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Denton, TX Launches CivicRec and Celebrates New Parks and Rec Software

There is always a reason to celebrate life in Denton, Texas. For this growing city that’s part of the recent boom of northern Texas communities, residents of Denton enjoy being part of a close-knit community, their two local colleges, their eclectic artists, vibrant downtown, and expressive music scene. The residents of Denton had a new reason to celebrate recently when their city’s Parks and Recreation Department launched new recreation management software. For a community that had previously utilized an outdated, cumbersome, difficult to navigate parks and rec platform, the launch of the CivicRec® parks and recreation management software from CivicPlus was a welcome launch into the twenty-first century, and a reason to celebrate with a community-wide launch party.

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Manistee, Michigan Redesigns City Website with its Partner, CivicPlus

The City of Manistee has been called the best-kept secret in Michigan. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and situated in convenient proximity to Traverse City, Muskegon, and Grand Rapids, there is everything to love about life in Manistee. It is a community steeped in local history with friendly residents who are proud to call it home. Everyone who spends time in Manistee looks to enjoy its historic downtown, its beautiful beaches, numerous recreational opportunities and if they are lucky they will watch a great lake freighter as it navigates the river channel coming or leaving Manistee Lake to Lake Michigan traversing under two bascule bridges on its way.

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Chestermere, AB Partners with CivicPlus for Award-Winning City Website

Chestermere has earned the title of Alberta’s Oasis. This dynamic, recreational city, situated outside of the Calgary next to the pristine Chestermere Lake, offers its residents a laid-back, but active lifestyle. Chestermere’s idyllic nature has led to a recent population surge, making it one of the fastest-growing communities in the country. Only a decade ago, the community was home to 11,000 residents. Today, over 20,000 call the City home.

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City of Fairview Heights Partners with CivicPlus for Website Design

The City Fairview Heights, IL is known as the crossroads of prosperity. What does that mean for the residents and businesses that call Fairview Heights home? It means the city is dedicated to the personal prosperity of its residents, and the economic development of its business partners. From a more geographic perspective, the City is located in the Metro-East region outside St. Louis. Missouri. With over 3 million square feet of retail space, Fairview Heights has earned recognition as the retail shopping hub of Southern Illinois, making it a convenient location to live, work, visit, and do business,

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Plattsburgh, NY Partners with CivicPlus to Address Website Security

The City of Plattsburgh is known as the Lake City, and for good reason. It sits nestled against Lake Champlain, the pristine fresh water lake that separates Northern New York, from Northern Vermont. It’s the thirteenth largest lake in the United States (by area) and offers one of the biggest and most beautiful fresh water beaches on the east coast. Aside from Lake Champlain, the City of Plattsburgh is conveniently located on the outer edge of the Adirondack Mountains. It’s also a short drive to the entrance to the Adirondack Park, an area large enough to fit six of the nation’s national parks within its borders, including Glacier, Yosemite, the Great Smoky Mountains, Yellowstone, and the Grand Canyon.

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Burlington, NC Continually Evolves Website with Support of CivicPlus

The City of Burlington is located snugly in the heart of North Carolina. The community of approximately 52,000 citizens is proud to boast the presence of some of the state’s greatest water resources, as well as its heritage as a city born on the railroad in the late 1880s.

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Hallandale Beach, FL Uses CivicEngage to Publish Quick Communications

The City of Hallandale Beach marks the southernmost point in Florida’s Broward County. The vibrant beach community, which is home to 40,000 residents, including many part-time residents looking to escape the winter months back north, is also home to the famous Gulfstream Park Race Track. Thanks to its warm Atlantic waters, beautiful beaches, and diverse population, it boasts one of the fastest-growing areas in Broward County.

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Athens-Clarke County Keeps Citizens Informed with CivicEngage Send

Athens-Clarke County, GA has a lot to offer its residents. The beautiful community is home to the idyllic University of Georgia and its over 36,000 students. It’s home to several leading manufacturing companies, two major hospitals, and a successful school district. As a result of its many opportunities and diverse offerings, is a place with a small town feel but all the amenities of a large community.

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Walton County, FL Partners with CivicPlus for Redesigned Civic Website

Walton County, Florida, has a lot to be proud of. Located in the Florida Panhandle, its northern region has a pastoral charm unlike anywhere else in the state of Florida, while its southern region provides visitors and residents with a beach destination uncluttered by hotels and high rise condos. Walton County even draws members of the High Pointers Club looking to visit Britton Hill, the highest natural point in the state of Florida, and the lowest state highpoint in the nation with a summit elevation of only 345 feet. Walton County offers the best of Florida to its 62,000 full-time residents, from its rural north to is bay side beaches, and its residents show their appreciation in return by being active and engaged members of the community.

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County of Loudoun, VA Partners with CivicPlus for Engagement Strategy

The County of Loudoun, Virginia is the third most populous county in the state. Located just 25 miles west of Washington, D.C., it offers residents beautiful rural landscapes and scenic mountains. It’s heritage dates back to the mid eighteenth century, and the community has played important roles in both the War of 1812 and the American Civil War. Ask some residents what Loudoun County is known for, however, and they’ll offer you three very notable distinctions: wineries, data centers, and growth.

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The City of Lakeville, MN, CivicAdvise, Partner for Best Government Website Design

Located in the beautiful land of lakes, the City of Lakeville, Minnesota stands out. Approximately 25 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, this thriving community offers residents a small-town feel with convenient access to the larger metropolitan area of the Twin Cities. Known for its robust park system, its several family-friendly lakes, and its high-quality schools, families are seeking out Lakeville for its idyllic lifestyle and beautiful surroundings.

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Fuquay-Varina Provides Citizens with More with the CivicEngage Mobile App

The town of Fuquay-Varina, located in Wake County, North Carolina, is all about delivering more. For the charming community that’s home to a growing population of 27,000 residents, living in Fuquay-Varina means being part of a growing municipality where citizen engagement is high, volunteerism is strong, and opportunities are unfolding rapidly. The town has been experiencing a period of transformational growth over the past several years, leading to a population boom as residents looking for more out of their community are realizing that there is something uniquely special about a town with a big personality and limitless possibilities.

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Santa Rosa, CA Partners with CivicEngage for New City Website Design

Located one hour north of San Francisco, in the lush, idyllic wine region of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, California is a community expanding to keep pace with its developing agritourism industry. A city that once thought of itself as a town is now home to over 150,000 residents, making it the largest city north of the Golden Gate bridge. As Santa Rosa redefines its identity, its leaders have worked to envision how they want their citizens to view their developing and expanding city.

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City of Kirkland Implements CivicRec, Increases Online Enrollment 32%

The City of Kirkland, Washington is known as the Jewel on the Waterfront, and for good reason. This progressive suburb of Seattle is situated along the east side of Lake Washington. Boasting breathtaking views of the Olympic Mountains, Kirkland’s over 80,000 residents love taking walks along Kirkland’s intricate waterfront trail system, enjoying the region’s natural parks, and participating in the wide variety of recreation events offered by the City’s Parks & Community Services Department.

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Durham, NC Turns to CivicPlus for Government Website Design Consulting

Durham, North Carolina is on an upward trajectory of growth, expansion, industry, and total population. Having established itself as a hub for the convergence of education, technology, and entrepreneurship, it still manages to maintain its small-town feel. With individual, unique neighborhoods and a culture and vibe all its own, Durham’s over 250,000 residents are as proud of their growth as they are of their quaint, tight-knit community.

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Fulton, OH Uses CivicMobile to Improve Local Government Communications

In the county of Fulton, in the state of Ohio, there’s something for everyone. Comprised of seven distinct communities that are home to over 42,000 individuals, Fulton, Ohio offers the beauty of pastoral charm, and the convenience of being a short drive from the metropolitan area of Toledo. When data from CivicPlus unveiled that a significant portion of its citizens were accessing its local government website from a mobile device, the communications team at Fulton County devised a strategy to leverage the CivicMobile® app to generate its own local news and public relations and enhance its local government communications. As a result, citizens are engaged and informed, and the communications team is benefitting from limitless possibilities for future mobile initiatives.

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Cranberry Township Uses MobileAdmin App to Alert Citizens of Traffic Hazards When Out of the Office

Cranberry Township encompasses an area just over 23 square miles in size, and is home to a population of more than 28,000 citizens. As the fastest growing suburb of Pittsburgh, the community is situated at the intersection of two major interstate highways, Interstate 79, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, making it an ideal home for workers making the 30-minute commute in and out of the metropolitan area of Pittsburgh.