Gloucester County is set to launch a new, revamped website this weekend. The county’s Information Technology Department has been working over the past several months on building the new site from scratch, according to a release from the county’s office of Community Engagement and Public Information.
The new site, gloucesterva.gov, will be more user-friendly for citizens, more visually appealing to users, and is more cost-effective for taxpayers, the release stated.
The county made the decision to build its own site after its current website vendor imposed a large cost increase for its service. “We knew we had to do something, as we could not impose such an unfair increase on our taxpaying citizens,” said Eric Beach, Gloucester’s Chief Information Officer.
“We are extremely fortunate to have someone in-house that was able to take the project on and basically build us a site that will serve our residents and visitors better than any site we’ve had before.”
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