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Last Updated: 2019-10-23






    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2019

The city won the 2019 City Government Experience Award in recognition of the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) Project program, an American National Standard developed by Richmond's Information Technology Department that has been adopted by 60 emergency communications centers nationwide.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    COVITS Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium Awards         2018

The city won the 2018 Virginia Governor's Technology Award in the Cross-Boundary Collaboration on IT Initiatives category -AND- Innovative Use of Technology in Local Government category for the Empower Application Project.

COVITS Award

    Central Station Alarm Association International (CSAA) Awards         2015

City employee Bill Hobgood, Project Manager, Public Safety Team, won the 2015 CSAA Public Sector Award in recognition of an individual’s contribution to the alarm industry for the ASAP® Program Project..

CSAA Award

    COVITS Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium Awards         2015

The city won the 2015 Virginia Governor's Technology Award for the Innovative Use of Open Data category for the Open Data Portal Project.

COVITS Award

    Government Computer News FOSE Awards         2013

Government Computer News awards the best Innovative Use of Open Data category to Richmond, Virginia for the Automated Secure Alarm Protocol Project.

GCN FOSE Award

    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2010

The city won the 2010 City Government Experience Award in the Government-to-Government category from the Center for Digital Government for the Richmond Public Library Debt Setoff System Project.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    Digital Cities Survey         2009

The city won 10th place in the top ten cities, 2009 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2009

The city won the Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Business category from the Center for Digital Government for External Alarm Interface Exchange Project.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2009

The city won the Digital Government Achievement Award in the Government-to-Business category from the Center for Digital Government for the Payee Match Positive Pay Project.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    IJIS Institute Innovation Awards         2009

The city won the IJIS Institute's first ever Innovation Award for the External Alarm Interface Exchange Project.

IJIS Institute Award

    COVITS Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium Awards         2009

The city won the 2009 Virginia Governor's Technology Award for Innovation in Local Government for the External Alarm Interface Exchange Project.

COVITS Award

    Digital Cities Survey         2008

The city won 8th place in the top ten cities, 2008 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    ComputerWorld Government Award         2007

A study of the best state and local government websites was evaluated by International Data Group (IDG). The city's internet site "richmondgov.com" was one of the top city websites (population 50,001-250,000) that received an A letter grade and receiving a 2007 ComputerWorld Government Award.

ComputerWorld Government Award


    Digital Cities Survey         2007

The city won 2nd place in the top ten cities, 2007 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    Digital Cities Survey         2006

The city won 3rd place in the top ten cities, 2006 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    Webby Awards Official Honoree         2006

The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for websites, recognized "richmondgov.com" as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes sites exhibiting remarkable achievement.

Webby Awards Honoree


    Digital Cities Survey         2005

The city won 2nd place in the top ten cities, 2005 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2005

The Center for Digital Government selected Richmond as a 2005 DGAA winner in the Government-to-Citizen category for the Richmond Traffic Conditions and Hazards Web Page. The application has eliminated approximately 75% of media inquiries normally received by the 911 center and permits 911 call-takers to dedicate more time and attention to emergency 911 calls.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2004

The Center for Digital Government awards Richmond 2nd place in the Government-to-Government category for its Graduated Intervention Levels System (GILS) web application for Juvenile Justice. The GILS system is an internal web based application that supports referrals and client tracking needs for the Department of Juvenile Justice and the workers at the Court Services Unit of the 13th District Court. It has been recognized due to its groundbreaking accomplishments as a G2G application between the City DJJ and the State Court Unit.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    Government Computer News FOSE Awards         2004

Government Computer News awards the Best of FOSE to Richmond, Virginia with 1st place in the State & Local Government E-town division for the Citizen's Service Request System and the Dynamic Content Management System (internal).

GCN FOSE Award

    Digital Government Achievement Awards         2003

The Center for Digital Government awards Richmond 3rd place in the category Best of the Web for building one of the best web applications in the nation for its Citizen's Service Request System.

Digital Government Achievement Award

    Digital Cities Survey         2002

The city won 3rd place in the top ten cities, 2003 Digital Cities Survey in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

Digital Cities Award


    3CMA Savvy Award Presentation         2002

Richmond received the Award of Excellence from the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) thru their Savvy Award Presentations for its StarNet (intranet) Portal. The judges' comments were as follows: "'StarNet' is friendly and informative, taking advantage of current events and topics to make the home page informative and interesting. Its navigational menus make 'StarNet' easy to use. Thought and care went into creating this useful tool for employees."

3CMA Savvy Award


    IABC Richmond Award         2002

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) - Richmond Chapter, Awards Honorable Mention to the Richmond's City Manager's Office (C2M) and the Department of Information Technology (DIT) for the "richmondgov.com" website.

IABC Richmond Award


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Richmond, VA
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