Nebraska State Records Board Awards New Contract to Nebraska Interactive, LLC
The Nebraska State Records Board (NSRB) awarded a new three-year contract to Nebraska Interactive, LLC to continue it’s portal network management services through its award-winning web portal, Nebraska.gov. The contract continues the 20-year partnership between Nebraska Interactive and the NSRB.
The portal network, Nebraska Interactive, LLC, provides public access to government records through numerous state agency websites, applications and online services to the citizens of the state, as well as all 93 State counties.
The Nebraska State Records Board Chairman, Secretary of State John Gale, said the contract includes two additional one-year extensions at the option of the NSRB. The NSRB requested public bids in September 2014, and after an evaluation of bids, Nebraska Interactive was awarded the contract. Remaining contract specifics were approved with a unanimous vote by the NSRB on December 9 of this year. The new contract period will begin April 1, 2016.
Secretary Gale remarked that, “We’ve been pleased with the type of service that the state has received from Nebraska Interactive in the past, and we look forward to continuing that positive partnership in the future.”
Brent Hoffman, general manager of Nebraska Interactive, said he was equally pleased to continue the successful collaboration with the state. “We’ve grown together as digital pioneers. During our tenure we have created over 500 applications, unique services and websites enabling citizens and companies to conduct business with government securely and efficiently across all digital platforms.” Hoffman noted that in the past year alone, Nebraska Interactive has handled over nine million transactions connecting constituents to their government services with a touch of a device.
This past year, Nebraska.gov received the Silver Award of Distinction in the Government Website category by the Communicator Awards, which honors excellence in marketing and communications. The VA Registry Application won the State IT Program of the Year 2015 Award, which allows veterans and active military the ability to apply for the VA Registry.
Gale noted, “New services, as well as ongoing modifications to existing online services, have been of great benefit to our users. Not only do these upgrades significantly reduce the amount of paperwork required for processing, they also allow people to accomplish the tasks they need to do in a much shorter time.”
The Nebraska State Records Board is comprised of 12 representatives from government and private business. They oversee the state portal’s operations, review individual agency agreements with Nebraska Interactive, set policies and approve new portal services.
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Nebraska.gov (www.nebraska.gov) is managed by Nebraska Interactive, LLC part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Nebraska Interactive works with state agencies to enable them to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information.
Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” six times, most recently ranked at No. 36 (2014), and the company has been included four times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.