WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ - The Monmouth University Polling Institute and the Master of Arts in Public Policy Program have launched an exciting project to examine the efforts of New Jersey’s municipalities to inform citizens, provide services and encourage public engagement through their websites.  Monmouth County was chosen as a pilot project with the rest of New Jersey’s municipalities to follow.

As a result of the project, Monmouth University will hold an awards ceremony on April 28 to recognize municipal websites that are particularly informative and engaging for citizens. 

Date: April 28, 2011

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Magill Commons Club 108, Monmouth University (main entrance, lot #11 for parking)

Keynote Speaker:

Ellen Habel, assistant city administrator of Coralville, Iowa.  The City of Coralville is one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa.  Its website (www.coralville.org,) was honored in 2010 by the Center for Digital Government as one of the nation’s top five municipal sites.

Presentation of New Jersey E-Government Awards: Monmouth County:

  • ·Colts Neck Township - Best Municipal Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Howell Township - Best Citizen-Centered Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Colts Neck Township - Best Informative Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Belmar - Best Social Networking Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Asbury Park - Best Social Networking Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Red Bank - Best Interactive Website in Monmouth County
  • ·Howell Township - Best Interactive Website in Monmouth County

  

For more information, please contact Kristen Gillette at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 732.571.3444.