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Feb 1, 2011 - Arvada Maintains Ranking as Top Digital City

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The most technology-advanced cities in America have been named by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government and Digital Communities magazine, and for the seventh time the City of Arvada has placed in the Top Ten Digital Cities in the population category of 75,000 – 124,999.

The Digital Cities Survey recognizes municipalities that successfully incorporate information technology into operations to better serve constituents and businesses. Recognized cities have continued to realize operational objectives despite financial challenges, strategically investing to maximize dollars and effectively conduct the business of government. The survey is open to all U.S. cities with a population of 30,000 or more and respondent cities are classified into four size-based categories.

The top ten 2010 Digital Cities in the category of 75,000 – 124,999 population are: Pueblo, CO; Olathe, KS; Lee’s Summit, MO; Roseville, CA; High Point, NC; Independence, MO; Simi Valley, CA; Ann Arbor, MI; West Palm Beach, FL; Arvada, CO; Roanoke, VA; Schaumburg, IL; and Berkeley, CA.

The Center for Digital Government is a national research and advisory institute on information technology policies and best practices in state and local government. The full list of 2010 winners may be found at .

Arvada has been named top Digital City in 2003 and 2005 – 2010. The 2010 award was given at the National League of Cities 2010 Congress of Cities in Denver, Colorado on December 2.