All Nevada Counties Head for the Internet
By Steve Miller
copyright © 1996, Electric Nevada
|By the end of next month, if all goes well, every one of Nevada's 17 counties will be open for business on the Internet.|
a project sponsored by the Nevada Association of Counties
and now nearing first-stage fruition, each county
government will have its own home page and email
Also, according to a spokesperson for the firm implementing the project, each county's assessor, recorder and treasurer databases will eventually be on-line and searchable by the public.
"See," says Nancy Howard of Governet, "what we've been doing here for the last ten years, is building a database. Over the last four years, we have already been working on a statewide basis with Nevada cities and counties and building those databases on our old proprietary system that we're currently running right now.
"So we have that information currently available. It's just not Internet-based. What we're doing now -- the next step -- [is] putting it all on the Internet to make that access even easier."
Governet, a 10-year-old government network services firm active in Nevada and Idaho, was retained for the project by the Nevada Association of Counties (NACO).
The contract, according to NACO Executive Director
Bob Hadfield, calls for
Governet to assist all the counties of the state get
on-line, whether or not the end-of-January timetable is
we can get the local
providers in[to] these areas, at least they can get the
email service at no cost to them," she said.
... major industries, a
listing of businesses.
§ § §
Want to share your opinion? Electric Nevada's comment page is open!
Back to Electric Nevada's Front Page