Chelmsford Town Website Honored

Town of Chelmsford sealChelmsford has earned recognition for the way it makes Town records and information available to the public through the Town website.

Common Cause Massachusetts annually surveys municipal websites, and is presenting its 2010 e-Government Award to Chelmsford and 180 other cities and towns on Tuesday, March 16 at the State House. The Chelmsford Independent reports,

Chelmsford is being honored, with distinction, for posting key minutes, agendas, the budget, town bylaws, the Town Meeting warrant, Town Meeting results archives of meeting minutes and agendas, among other ephemera.

This program is designed to promote governmental participation of “Sunshine Week,” which highlights the need to make information collected and produced by government agencies, as well as the actions taken by government agencies, known and available to the public.

The Chelmsford Library also strives to make access to information as easy as possible for the public. Please visit and explore the Town’s website and the Library’s website, and contact Town Offices or the Library’s Reference Desk for help locating information.