For the fourth consecutive year, the City of West Palm Beach has been honored as one of the top ten digital cities in the nation by the Center for Digital Government and Education. The City ranked second in the country for cities with a population between 75,000 and 124,999.The award recognizes the City for using technology to create a seamless environment between local government and constituents.
“This is an award all our employees, residents and visitors can be proud of,” said Mayor Lois J. Frankel. “We continue to use technology to make our government more efficient and more responsive to the needs of the public.”
Criteria examined for the study included the ability to pay utility bills, park fees and traffic citations online; the online availability of meeting minutes from city governing bodies; and the adoption or pursuit of wireless infrastructure in public spaces.