Today North Adams launched the city’s brand new website.  The new site was scheduled to launch on Monday but like most projects had a slight delay.  The former website was more than 10-years old and did not received many updates over those years.

A previous post at quoted the city’s Chief Information Officer Mark Pierson from the post… "The current city website has a lot of shortcomings. First and foremost is security. The site is very vulnerable, it is hard to navigate, it is not modern at all. You cannot resize this for a tablet, a phone, it's very clumsy."

Some of the features that will benefit North Adams residents include; meeting and notices, payment center, contacts, community calendar, a visitors section, a business section, a "how do I" section that addresses a number of topics residents may have questions about.  Everything from dog license information to building permits are available.  There is also a special informational link with updates on Covid-19 .

The site was created by Revize of Troy, Michigan.  The company according to the post redesigned Pittsfield’s website back in 2017.  The price tag for the site was just over $20,000 and includes support for 1-year.  Annual maintenance and support will cost $2,400 per year starting the second year of the deal.

The site launched this morning and you can check it out by clicking this link.

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