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City of Richmond Places First in 2010 Digital Cities Survey

The city of Richmond placed first in its population range in the 2010 Digital Cities Survey which is conducted by the Center for Digital Government and Government Technology magazine. The survey measures and assesses the use of information technology by local governments which are categorized by their population size.

“I extend my sincere congratulations to the hardworking employees of the city’s Department of Information Technology for receiving this national recognition,” said Mayor Dwight C. Jones. “Today’s tough economic climate requires us to continually rethink how business is conducted and services are rendered. Achievements such as this are reflective of the city’s efforts to improve service delivery, even when faced with fewer employees and smaller budgets.”

The first place ranking is a first for the city of Richmond in the ten year history of the Digital Cities Survey. The previous high of second was obtained twice, once in 2005 and again in 2007. The Digital Cities Survey is …