MANHATTAN, KS – ( July 23, 2012) CivicPlus, the leading developer of comprehensivecommunity engagement websites for local government, announced today a powerful upgrade toits facility management tool set to be released by the end of this year.
CivicPlus’ current Facilities & Reservations Module will undergo an overhaul, not only inimprovements to existing functionality like the ability to view information about and reservefacilities (i.e. community buildings, parks shelters, meeting rooms, etc.), but also by adding innew features like epayments, enhanced scheduling and facility reservation management,updated photo slideshows, mapping integrations and improved searchability.
The upgrade to the Facilities & Reservations Module is the first piece to CivicPlus’ plannedParks and Recreation Suite, which will incorporate other modules specifically geared towardsparks and recreation class, activity and sports team management and signups.
“The entire Parks & Recreation Suite, starting with the Facilities upgrade, is a big step in helpingcitizens do even more online,” CivicPlus CEO Ward Morgan said. “People go to their localgovernment website looking to complete a task or transaction, and parks and recreation tendsto be one of the most popular ways to do that. These features will make it easier than ever forour clients and their citizens.”
Once complete, the Facilities & Reservations Module upgrade – as well as the future Parks &Recreation Suite features – will be made available to all CivicPlus clients at no cost.
About CivicPlusBased in Manhattan, KS, CivicPlus has designed more than 1,100 local government websitesserving 43 million citizens throughout North America. A recipient of the Center for DigitalGovernment’s Best Fit Integrator Award for delivering extraordinary digital solutions to public ITprojects, CivicPlus transforms municipal websites into powerful two-way communicationplatforms that let citizens talk to and participate in local government. Find out where yourcommunity falls on the digital community engagement scale developed by CivicPlus eGovexperts. In 2012, CivicPlus will invest more than $2 million in products, research anddevelopment. The innovative CivicPlus Government Content Management System (GCMS™)now offers more than 60 applications including Citizen Request Tracker, MuniMobile, Facebookand economic development tools. Founded in 2001, CivicPlus was selected by Inc. Magazineas “One of the Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S.” in 2011. For moreinformation visit www.civicplus.com.