A COMMON CAUSE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2010
Common Cause Massachusetts to Present e-Government Award to 181 Municipalities, Releases Municipal Transparency Report
Marshfield recognized as a community with Distinction!
BOSTON- Common Cause Massachusetts released the findings of its annual survey of municipal websites today and will present its 2010 e-Govemment Award to 180 cities and towns next Tuesday, March 16th at 11 am in hearing room A-I at the State House. The survey and ceremony coincide with the national initiative known as "Sunshine Week" in which media outlets and others address issues of governmental transparency.
Municipalities who post their governing body's minutes and an agenda, their budget, their bylaws, and, if applicable, their town meeting warrant and results will receive the 2010 e-Government Award and are listed below.
Those who additionally post a year's archive of minutes and agendas, their calendar, their zoning bylaws, their school committee's minutes and agenda, and the minutes and agenda for another board or committee will receive the award with distinction.
The Town of Marshfield was awarded the E Government Award with Distinction. 90 Communities received this recognition with distinction. All Board’s, Committees, and Commissions contributed to this successful endeavor. The members attending the presentation for the town included Town Clerk Patti Picco, Selectmen Patricia Riley, State Representative James Cantwell, Selectmen Chair Michael Maresco, Town Administrator Rocco Longo and Information Technology Director Ron Menard.