CARES Act Federal Relief Fund
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CARES Act Federal Relief Fund

Some municipalities use CARES Act funds for websites

If your municipality received funds from the CARES Act relief fund for local governments, have you considered using it for a new or updated website to better communicate with your residents during the global pandemic? Town Web Designs LLC offers a solution for you.

About the CARES Act relief fund

Municipalities can choose how to use the CARES Act dollars. Some have chosen to set up or update a municipal website, noting that a website to communicate with residents and provide socially distant services is essential.

The federal government provided Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act dollars to states to cover unbudgeted expenses from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to information from Wisconsin, the money may be used for emergency operation activities, including those related to public health, emergency services and public safety response.

During this global pandemic, providing updated information about COVID-19 often has fallen to local governments. Many people seek information online, and a municipal website from Town Web Design LLC can be key to getting timely and effective messages to residents and visitors.

A Communication Platform

A key component of our websites is a Communication Platform that alerts subscribers each time you post news, notices, meeting agendas, minutes and more. Residents and website visitors can subscribe to receive notifications each time you post. They will get an email or text message that provides the basics with a link to your website if they want more information.

This easy-to-use Communication Platform doesn’t add any work for you. You simply post your content, such as a notice about social distance requirements, and the automated system sends it to subscribers.

In an emergency, you can post your message, and it will appear on your home page, be sent to subscribers and posted to your Facebook page.  

Our websites are ADA-compliant, which is important for governments, to ensure you’re providing content in a way that all of your residents can access it. Additionally, our sites are mobile-friendly, so they look good and work well on any device, from a desktop to a laptop and from a tablet to a smartphone.

helping municipalities keep residents informed

Easy-to-use with many features

Town Web has been creating municipal websites for a dozen years, serving 600 municipalities like yours across much of the United States. We understand and meet the needs of municipalities with easy-to-use websites that are attractive and offer a host of features

We offer design and hosting packages with free updates and improvements to your website. Our daily backups and security measures ensure your website is protected and available when you and your residents need it. Fixed pricing makes it easy to budget.

We offer 24/7 customer service. Our team is available anytime (even after a late meeting!) to answer your questions and help you.

With a Town Web website, you can accept online payments, provide fillable forms and even add branded email for you and your municipality’s leaders.

Ask us today about how a new or updated website can connect you with your residents and provide a public safety response that will help you handle the day-to-day changes from the new Corona Virus.

A new or updated municipal website is a great place to share public health, emergency services and public safety messages safely and easily. Take advantage of the CARES Act relief fund that is helping local governments by providing additional funding for communication efforts during the pandemic.

Get in touch today to get started on a new website - one that makes communicating important information with your residents a breeze!