The new website (http://www.lincolnil.gov/) incorporates a cleaner,
simpler, more straightforward approach that is adaptable to mobile
devices such as a smart phone or a tablet. There are several new
features including a new search tool that makes it easier to find
the information a website visitor may be looking for right at the
top of the page. There is a new, streamlined menu structure that
breaks down the city into the areas where you can find information
including an "I want to..." link. The menu also hovers at the top
while you scroll down making it easy to switch to another page.
The City of Lincoln strives for transparency with its citizens so
information is that is commonly asked for by people is easy to find.
This information includes Freedom of Information Act directions,
meeting minutes, salaries for employees, and financial audits.
The new website makes it easier for City departments to add
information to their own pages within the site, so the website will
be regularly updated and informational. The City will continue to
add more information as the website is rolled out, so residents and
visitors are encouraged to check the site often for updates.
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The new domain of lincolnil.gov is much easier and faster to
type. The City will slowly phase out the longer and complex
domain name of "cityoflincoln-il.gov" over the next year.
Included in the phase out of the prior name will be the
switching all of City email addresses to the new domain name.
[Text received; MAYOR KEITH SNYDER,
CITY OF LINCOLN]