MONTPELIER, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Through a competitive bid process, the state of Vermont has selected NIC’s Vermont Information Consortium (VIC) as its state digital government services provider. The new enterprise services contract is for three years with one three-year renewal option, continuing VIC’s commitment to providing efficient and convenient digital government services to citizens and businesses across the state.
Since 2006, VIC has been a trusted partner of the state of Vermont, working with state agencies and localities to deliver services geared specifically toward helping residents easily interact with government. VIC provides services at no cost to the state through a transaction-based model. The partnership includes 54 state government agencies and the newly redesigned, industry-leading government website, Vermont.gov—a gold award winner in the 2019 dotCOMM Awards and an overall state finalist in the 2019 Government Experience Awards.
“For 13 years, VIC and the state of Vermont have collaborated to provide the citizens of Vermont with efficient, interactive services focused on a great government experience,” said Kim Cuciti, General Manager of Vermont Information Consortium. “We look forward to another three years of innovative opportunity with this great state, our long-standing partners and our new partners to come.”
NIC’s payment processing platform (TPE) highlights the Vermont Information Consortium’s suite of digital services available to the state of Vermont and can be found on common check out pages and implemented over the counter throughout the state. In 2018, the TPE processed more than $60 million for the state of Vermont.
“NIC is incredibly proud of this partnership’s achievements in making the state of Vermont’s digital government services adept and easily accessible for citizens,” said Harry Herington, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board for NIC Inc. “We are honored to again expand that role and our commitment to the Green Mountain State, and we are looking forward to this new chapter of innovation.”
VIC partners with Vermont to create government solutions for citizens and businesses such as the DMV Express vehicle registration solution, the online filing system eCuse for the Current Use Program and the Vermont Criminal Conviction Record internet service. VIC was awarded three 2019 Hermes Gold Awards in the government category for the online redesigns of Vermont’s Agency of Natural Resources, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation and Department of Fish and Wildlife, highlighting the state of Vermont’s evolving online presence to modernize government and reduce costs for citizens, families and businesses.
ABOUT VERMONT INFORMATION CONSORTIUM
Vermont Information Consortium is the official eGovernment partner for the State of Vermont. Managed through a unique public-private partnership, the Montpelier company builds and manages interactive government services on behalf of the state and is a wholly owned subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).
NIC Inc. (Nasdaq: EGOV) launched the digital government industry in 1992, and continues to lead it, providing a secure payment engine and thousands of digital government solutions across a network of more than 6,000 federal, state, and local government agencies. In addition, NIC is a leading provider of outdoor recreation solutions, with 1 out of 6 hunting and fishing licenses in the United States sold using an NIC service. The Company created the nation's first personal assistant for government and comprehensive mobile platform, Gov2Go®, as well as the innovative, data-driven prescription drug monitoring platform, RxGov®. More information is available at www.egov.com.