Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Some Southern Illinois Cities Look to Improve Websites

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Some Southern Illinois Cities Look to Improve Websites

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CARBONDALE, ILL. * Some cities in southern Illinois are looking to improve municipal websites.

Interim Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams said city websites are becoming more vital with residents' reliance on technology. Websites "need to be easily navigable and user-friendly," he told the Southern Illinoisan newspaper.

The most common comment Carbondale receives, Williams said, is that people want to access information more quickly. He said the city has funds in its fiscal year 2017 budget to upgrade its website.

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens says his city's website isn't the fastest outlet for passing along information.

"It seems that social media has slowly overtaken city websites in terms of disseminating information quickly," he said.

Murphysboro's website could do better at keeping information current and posting recent news, Stephens said. …

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