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Charles County, Maryland

County Named One of the Nation’s Most Digitally Advanced Counties

For Immediate Release
2018-158
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 8:00am

County Named One of the Nation’s Most Digitally Advanced Counties

County Administrator Michael D. Mallinoff, Esq., ICMA-CM is pleased to announce that the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) have selected Charles County as one of the nation’s most digitally advanced counties in the 150,000 – 249,999 population category, placing second.  This is the Department of Fiscal and Administrative Services’ Information Technology Division’s 16th consecutive year as a recipient of this award.

The 2018 annual survey recognizes leading examples of counties using technology to improve services and boost efficiencies. The survey, conducted by CDG and its Digital Communities program, in partnership with NACo, identifies best technology practices among U.S. counties. To be eligible for the award, a county must be a member of NACo. There are 3,069 NACo county members.

Chief of Information Technology Evelyn Jacobson said, “Being recognized, for the 16th consecutive year, as one of the country’s most digitally advanced counties is a tremendous accomplishment for the Charles County Information Technology Division. I am proud and honored to be part of such a dedicated and hard-working IT team, which consistently strives to provide excellent service and technology solutions to our customers.”

The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute focused on technology policy and best practices in state and local government. CDG is a division of e.Republic, the nation’s only media and research company focused exclusively on state and local government and education.

For more information about the Center for Digital Government, and to view the full list of winners, visit www.govtech.com/dc/digital-counties/Digital-Counties-Survey-2018--Winners-Announced.html.

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About Charles County Government
The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.