CLEARWATER - Pinellas County has been designated as a 2013-15 Citizen-Engaged Community by the Public Technology Institute. The PTI created this designation program to recognize excellence in the use of web technology and citizen engagement tools in local government.
This designation was awarded to 13 local government communities across the United States, three of which are counties, with Pinellas County being the only designated Citizen Engaged Community in Florida for 2013-2015.
The cities and counties designated as citizen-engaged communities were noted as demonstrating impressive accomplishments through innovative processes for citizen participation in local government, strategic use of integrated communication channels and technology, and the application of meaningful performance metrics.
For more information on Pinellas County services and programs, visit www.pinellascounty.org, now with LiveChat, or create a shortcut to www.pinellascounty.org/mobile on any Smartphone. Pinellas County government is on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.