Awards / Recognitions
Recognition for Quality
While technology conitually changes, what hasn’t is the Web Management Team’s and staff partner’s commitment to providing the best experience for users of the city’s twelve websites. The team is humbled by the many awards they have received over the years.
A+ and Sunny Award for Transparency from Sunshine Review
The City of Beaverton’s website received an A+ grade and a Sunny Award by the Virginia-based Sunshine Review for having one of the most transparent government websites in the nation and proactively disclosing information to taxpayers.
Editors looked at content available on government websites against what should be provided. They sought information on items such as budgets, meetings, lobbying, financial audits, contracts, academic performance, public records and taxes.
Beaverton City Library Teen Website Recognized
Beaverton City Library Teen Website was recognized in a national library magazine article as an example of an excellent library Website for teens.
Beaverton Website receives E-award for Excellence in EGovernment
City of Beaverton Website was listed under Top City Websites (population 50,001–250,000) at computerworld.com and received a grade of A+.
The National Policy Research Council examined the Web presence of U.S. states, counties, municipalities and townships. Reviewers visited more than 11,000 established official state and local government Websites for a variety of categories: usability, citizen responsiveness, accessibility for disabled visitors, information tools, online procurement, job opportunities, and interactive permits and payments.
Among these thousands of sites, City of Beaverton was among the top scorers—one of only eighteen (18) to receive an A+ on its score report card.
EGovernment Best Practices Recognition
The EGovernment section of the City of Beaverton Website was selected by the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development.
Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) as an example of best practices in electronic government. The documentation of our excellent work in online city government management will serve as a model for other countries in the Western hemisphere in their own eGovernment strategies.
This international recognition we have garnered is for the modernization efforts in the use of Internet technology as a means to improve interaction with residents, businesses and civil society organizations, and to make public administration operations more efficient and transparent.
“Diamond Web Award”
The public Website for the City of Beaverton, Oregon has been voted by the Internet community to bear the Level Two “Diamond Web Award”.
The Public Website for the City of Beaverton, Oregon has been voted by the Internet community to bear the Level One “Diamond Web Award”.
This award is presented by The International Association of Web Masters and Designers for excellence in Web design, content and originality.
“Golden Web Award”
The City of Beaverton Website received the “Golden Web Award” presented by The International Association of Web Masters and Designers. This award is presented to those sites whose Web design, originality and content have achieved levels of excellence deserving of recognition.