Technology Resources for Vermont Municipal Officials
This page contains links to technology resources for Vermont local government officials, including technology training, Internet resources, information about e-government, CRS technology-related projects, and templates and sample documents.
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CLICK HERE for the 2004 Vermont Municipal E-Government Conference!
Municipal Information Technology Committee
Center for Rural Studies Technology Projects
Templates and Sample Documents
The CRS E-Government Project
Resources for Municipal Officials Home Page
- Municipal Official Education
- A collection of the Powerpoint presentations created by CRS for municipal official education from 1997 to today.
- Beginner's Guide to the Internet
- An online presentation on what the Internet is and why you want to be on it.
- What's So Great About the Internet?
- Learn about e-mail, mailing lists, newsgroups, and the World Wide Web.
- Searching the Web
- An online presentation describing ways to find what you want on the Web.
- Building a Web Site
- A basic introduction to building a Web site for your municipality.
- Internet Lessons
- The online version of lessons originally distributed to participating municipal officials via e-mail. There are 14 lessons covering the following topics: discussion lists, modem usage, livels of Internet connectivity, e-mail, "netiquette", Usenet newsgroups, Internet security and viruses, file transfer protocol (ftp), browser use and tools, the World Wide Web, Internet searches, and thoughts about the future.
- Eudora E-Mail Tutorial
- An online tutorial on the effective and efficient use of e-mail using Eudora.
- Where to Get Training
- Information about where to obtain technology-related training.
- Vermont Towns Online
- Links to municipal Web sites in Vermont
- Subscribe to Muninet
- Muninet acts as an electronic bulletin board for anyone who wants to post a municipal question or answer to a question. All you need is e-mail.
- Subscribe to the E-Gov Listserv
- The E-Gov list is an electronic bulletin board for anyone who wants to post or receive information about electronic government in Vermont. Follow this link to join the list, leave the list, post a message to the list, or read the archives. After you're subscribed, you can post messages by sending an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Web Site Design
- Links to online Web site design resources, such as HTML tutorials, design tips, etc.
- Other E-Government Links
- Links to general information about e-government topics.
- Town Officers Connectivity Project Web Site
- Contains information about the recently-completed Town Officers' Connectivity Project.
- E-Government Survey Results
- The results of the e-government survey conducted at the 2001 Town Fair and the 2001 Town Officers Educational Conferences.
- Town Officials Database
- An Access 97 database to keep track of information about town officials and employees. Also download the Town Officials Database description. This Word 97 document contains useful information about the database.
- Model Municipal Web Site Policy
- This is a model municipal web site policy that Vermont municipalities can use as a basis for their own policy. DISCLAIMER: This policy has not been reviewed by an attorney. We recommend that you have your attorney review this policy before you adopt it. You may also download the Word 97 version.
email@example.com, UVM Center for Rural Studies
Chip Sawyer, UVM Center for Rural Studies
David Deutl, UVM Center for Rural Studies
This material is based upon work supported in part by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Award No. 2002-34269-11806.
Also: Special thanks to Vermont's U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.
Disclaimer: Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy.
Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reviewed on 10.16.06