Mayor Gavin Buckley
Public Information Office
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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City of Annapolis to Rollout Redesigned Website on February 9
Annapolis, MD (February 2, 2021) – On February 9 the City of Annapolis will launch its redesigned www.annapolis.gov website. The redesigned site aims to continually improve access to public services and City information via multiple enhancements on the homepage.
The site is mobile-friendly, secured for user privacy protection, accessible and service-focused. The redesign was accomplished with in-house resources and execution of the previous service agreement with CivicPlus at no extra cost to taxpayers. The City web team oversaw the project, which would typically cost tens of thousands of dollars if conducted by an outside contractor.
CivicPlus hosts more than 3,500 municipal government websites, integrating technology platforms that build community through websites, notifications systems, smartphone apps and more.
The new website design will incorporate social media and video elements as well as new navigation to help residents and visitors more easily see the most-visited webpages. Additional Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance requirements have been met with the new site.
“I want to thank Inna Young and her team for getting this update across the finish line,” said City Manager David Jarrell. “We have an incredibly hardworking team in the City and they strive to ensure that residents have easy access to timely information.”
Each month, the City of Annapolis website has more than 130,000 page views, with more than 100,000 unique visitors.
As with any site design, there may be broken links or technical issues encountered in the aftermath of the migration. Please reach out to email@example.com to report technical issues.
We thank the public for their patience while we undergo the website update. We hope the enhancements will help the City of Annapolis continue to serve and inform residents.
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