Roanoke County’s NextGen 911 receives 2019 Technology Award

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – Governor Ralph Northam recognized 22 Virginia government entities including state agencies, localities and educational institutions for their innovative approaches to improving the delivery and efficiency of government services.

Roanoke County’s NextGen 911 Public Safety Answering Point is a recipient of one of the awards.

“It is important that government seeks innovative solutions for initiatives that matter to our citizens.”

Governor Ralph Northam

Other recipients include:

  • StormSense: Automated Flood Monitoring, Alerting and Flooding in Tidewater Virginia, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • Virginia’s Wetland Condition Assessment Tool (WetCAT), Virginia DEQ
  • VB Connect, City of Virginia Beach
  • Free Meal Program, City of Charlottesville
  • Newborn Screening Timeliness Report Card, Virginia Department of General Services
  • Demand Planning and Supplier Scorecards, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
  • Medallion Web Mapping Applications, Fairfax County
  • Fiber Network Initiative, Spotsylvania County
  • Highway Maintenance Management System, VDOT
  • StormSense Alerts, City of Newport News
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems Policy and Program, Chesterfield County
  • Service-Learning Tool, Old Dominion University
  • Anatomage Tables, Patrick Henry Community College
  • Traffic Data-Sharing Partnership, City of Virginia Beach
  • Data Innovation Initiative, City of Norfolk
  • Opioid Data-Sharing Platform, Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
  • BabyCare Analytics, Chesapeake Health Department
  • Two-Factor Authentication Initiative, Virginia Department of Elections
  • Citizen Cyber Security, York County
  • Tourism Interactive Web Maps: Bike Trails and Toast the Coast, City of Newport News
  • REAL ID: Start Online, Virginia DMV

Trophies were presented at a special ceremony at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium by the Governor’s Secretary of Administration, Dr. Keyanna Conner and Chief Information Officer of the Commonwealth, Nelson Moe.

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