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Some citizens still concerned over $50K cost of DeKalb website redesign

Kristin Maglabe

March 29, 2015

Correction: In a March 30 article, “Some citizens still concerned over $50K cost of DeKalb website redesign,” the Northern Star reported the Department of Justice told DeKalb the city’s website did not meet the Americans with Disabilities Act’s standards in 2013. Actually, the city only recei...

$50K redesign to DeKalb’s website draws more ire at council meeting

The city of Geneva and village of Bensenville offer features like online payments and concern reports on their websites, which were designed by CivicPlus. DeKalb hired the company to bring the city’s website to code with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide features like in the websites above. 

Northern Star staff

March 24, 2015

A $50,000 revamp to the city's website continued to stir debate during Monday's City council meeting.DeKalb must update its website to align with the Americans with Disabilities Act. At the council's Feb. 9 meeting, the council agreed to pay $50,570 to CivicPlus for the revamp.At Monday's meeting, DeKalb resident Bessie Chro...

DeKalb to hold website workshops as it redesigns site

The city of Geneva and village of Bensenville offer features like online payments and concern reports on their websites, which were designed by CivicPlus. DeKalb hired the company to bring the city’s website to code with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide features like in the websites above. 

Northern Star staff

February 25, 2015

DeKalb will hold a series of workshops to get input on its website, cityofdekalb.com.The city's website is being redesigned to the tune of $50,000 to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The redesigned site will launch in June. Locals are being asked to bring their ideas for what features the website should have at upcoming work...

DeKalb pays 50K for site redesign

The city of Geneva and village of Bensenville offer features like online payments and concern reports on their websites, which were designed by CivicPlus. DeKalb hired the company to bring the city’s website to code with the Americans with Disabilities Act and provide features like in the websites above. 

Satta Kendor

February 23, 2015

DeKalb is undergoing a $50,570 website renewal project — a project $30,570 over budget — to comply with standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act.First ward Alderman David Jacobson said the renewal of the city’s website has been in discussion and a priority for several years, but a p...

City Council: Website proposal $36K over budget, terms to be negotiated

Northern Star staff

February 10, 2015

Aldermen and locals showed concern Monday at City Council over a city website update that proposes a cost $36,000 over budget.The update would be used to align the website with regulations concerning the Americans with Disabilities Act. A proposed cost to partner with CivicPlus, a group dedicated to...