Rancho Cucamonga is Recognized as a 2018 Digital Cities Survey Award Recipient
Rancho Cucamonga, California – The City of Rancho Cucamonga was recognized as a 2018 Digital Cities Survey award recipient on November 2, 2018 by the Center for Digital Government. Scoring in the 125,000 to 249,000 population range, the City of Rancho Cucamonga was listed as one of 10 cities in the United States who use data to enhance a broad range of City services.
According to the Center for Digital Government, the survey used to award recipients recognizes cities who use technology to tackle social challenges, enhance cybersecurity, improve transparency and much more. The survey honors cities in five population classifications: 500,000 or more; 250,000 to 499,999; 125,00 to 249,99; 75,000 to 124,999 and fewer than 75,000.
“Rancho Cucamonga’s elected leadership have made it a practice to establish, examine, and evaluate a set of comprehensive goals to provide a vision and direction for staff to build and execute programs for the community,” said Darryl Polk, Director of Innovation and Technology for the City of Rancho Cucamonga. “These goals are an expression of the City Council’s agreed upon roadmap for the City, executing community services, enhancing internal mechanisms and improving the overall value of government to the people who live, work and play in Rancho Cucamonga.”
The City’s Department of Innovation and Technology works alongside other City departments to foster collaboration, keep open lines of communication, and help meet challenges with the use of technology.
“Our philosophy is to view every technologic request with a holistic value lens so that it benefits not just City staff, but the community at large,” explained Polk.
The mission for the City’s Department of Innovation and Technology is to provide maximum value for the technology investments the City has made by fostering understanding, adoption and exploration with platforms already in existence. The City of Rancho Cucamonga is proud to continue creating a community that approaches issues in new and innovative ways.
For More Information – For more information about the City of Rancho Cucamonga’s innovative efforts, please contact Darryl Polk, Director of Innovation and Technology, at (909) 774-2525 or by email at Darryl.Polk@CityofRC.us. To learn more about the 2018 Digital Cities award, visit http://bit.ly/2018DigitalCities.
The City of Rancho Cucamonga encompasses 40.1 square miles and is located 40 miles east of Los Angeles; considered to be the premier city in the Inland Empire, Rancho Cucamonga is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in Southern California with a current population of over 175,000 residents. Information regarding the City and the programs and services provided to the community can be found at www.CityofRC.us.