December 5, 2012

Leggett Announces New Open Government Efforts

County Executive Isiah Leggett has announced a major advance in the County’s open government efforts that will significantly improve government transparency, accessibility and efficiency.  Joining him for the December 5 announcement was County Councilmember Hans Riemer who initiated the open government legislation that was passed earlier in the week (Bill 23-12) to support the County’s open government efforts into the future.

Leggett’s announcement included a new digital roadmap that will guide the County’s efforts to deliver better services using modern tools and technologies; a new open data website that will provide constituents with convenient access to a growing variety of information; a new social media platform to encourage public participation on key County issues; and, new mobile versions of the County’s award-winning web portal, MC311 website, and Storm Operations website.  Read more