Stafford County, Virginia, Awarded for Innovation in Technology

myStafford Citizen Portal Receives 2015 VGFOA Innovations Award

RICHMOND, Va.--()--Stafford County, Virginia, was recently recognized for an outstanding program in the area of eGovernment and Technology receiving the 2015 Virginia Government Finance Officers Association Innovations Award for the myStafford Citizen Portal.

The VGFOA Innovations Award honors government projects or programs implemented within the Commonwealth of Virginia that better the world of government finance.

“We are thrilled and extremely honored to receive recognition from the Virginia Government Finance Officers Association,” said Laura Rudy, Stafford County Treasurer. “With our proven model of effective collaboration, partnership, and a spirit of innovation, we are focused on improving the Stafford County eGovernment experience. The myStafford Citizen Portal is empowering our citizens and bringing significant efficiencies to our county.”

The myStafford Citizen Portal is a forward-thinking mobile-friendly bill payment solution allowing citizens to enroll in e-billing and view and pay their various bills online. With more than 13,000 registered users, including 5,300 e-billing customers making over 8,000 payments per month, the self-service portal is bringing convenience to citizens and substantial efficiency gains and cost savings to the County. The Portal has become a model solution for other local governments delivering citizen-centric service at its best.

About Virginia Interactive

Virginia Interactive, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NIC, is the driving force behind over 50 state agency and local government online services, mobile applications and secure payment processing solutions throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. For over 16 years, Virginia Interactive’s eGoverment solutions have helped make government more accessible to constituents while driving time savings and operational efficiencies. Go to www.virginiainteractive.org for more information.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No. 36 (2014), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Contacts

Virginia Interactive
Travis Sarkees, 804-786-1855
General Manager
travis@egov.com
or
Stafford County
Laura M. Rudy, 540-658-8703
Treasurer
lrudy@co.stafford.va.us

Release Summary

Stafford County, Virginia, was recognized for their myStafford Citizen Portal and received the 2015 Virginia Government Finance Officers Association Innovations Award in eGovernment and Technology.

Contacts

Virginia Interactive
Travis Sarkees, 804-786-1855
General Manager
travis@egov.com
or
Stafford County
Laura M. Rudy, 540-658-8703
Treasurer
lrudy@co.stafford.va.us