Awards / Recognitions
A+ and Sunny Award for Transparency from Sunshine Review
The city of Beaverton’s website received an A+ grade and a Sunny Award by the Virginia-based Sunshine Review for having one of the most transparent government websites in the nation and proactively disclosing information to taxpayers.
For the 2012 awards, editors at Sunshine Review analyzed more than 6,000 government websites and graded each on a 10-point transparency checklist. Editors looked at content available on government websites against what should be provided. They sought information on items such as budgets, meetings, lobbying, financial audits, contracts, academic performance, public records and taxes.
Beaverton City Library Teen Website Recognized
Beaverton City Library Teen Website was recognized in a national library magazine article as an example of an excellent library Website for teens.
Beaverton Website receives E-award for Excellence in EGovernment
City of Beaverton Website was listed under top City Websites (population 50,001–250,000) on the computerworld.com Website and received a grade of A+.
The National Policy Research Council (NPRC -- www.nprcouncil.com), examined the Web presence of U.S. states, counties, municipalities and townships. Reviewers visited 11,227 established official state and local government Websites for a variety of categories: usability, citizen responsiveness, accessibility for disabled visitors, information tools, online procurement, job opportunities, and interactive permits and payments.
Among these thousands of sites, City of Beaverton was among the top scorers—one of only eighteen (18) to receive an A+ on its score report card.
EGovernment Best Practices Recognition
The EGovernment section of the City of Beaverton Website was selected by the Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) as an example of best practices in electronic government. The documentation of our excellent work in online city government management will serve as a model for other countries in the Western hemisphere in their own eGovernment strategies.
This international recognition we have garnered is for the modernization efforts in the use of Internet technology as a means to improve interaction with citizens, businesses, and civil society organizations, and to make public administration operations more efficient and transparent.
“2003-2004 Diamond Web Award”
The public Website for the City of Beaverton, Oregon has been voted by the Internet community to bear the Level Two “2003-2004 Diamond Web Award”.
The Public Website for the City of Beaverton, Oregon has been voted by the Internet community to bear the Level One “2003-2004 Diamond Web Award”.
This award is presented by The International Association of Web Masters and Designers for excellence in Web design, content and originality.
We are pleased to provide high-quality Web services to our community and are always looking for suggestions and ideas to improve our Website, so do not hesitate to contact us or provide feedback.
“2003-2004 Golden Web Award”
The City of Beaverton Website received the “2003-2004 Golden Web Award” presented by The International Association of Web Masters and Designers. This award is presented to those sites whose Web design, originality and content have achieved levels of excellence deserving of recognition.