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Virginia Interactive to Provide New Online Facilities Reservation Service

Virginia Interactive is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority to provide an innovative new mobile friendly online facilities reservation and payment service. The new online service will help streamline the process for reserving hunting tracts, boat slips, and other resources.

“We are extremely excited to provide a first-class online facilities reservation service for sportsman and boaters visiting the region. Designed using a mobile-first approach, citizens will be able to make reservations on the spot using their smart phones. With the available online administrative tools, our job managing the reservations will become considerably easier and create many efficiencies for our staff,” said Lewis Lawrence, executive director, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission.

Benefits of providing the online service include:

  • Improved efficiency and availability for citizens
  • Increased productivity
  • Shorter confirmation/approval times
  • Ability to quickly implement change and manage inventory
  • Significant processing time reduction for valuable agency resources needed to process paper work

About Virginia Interactive

Virginia Interactive, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIC, the largest provider of official websites, online services and secure payment processing solutions for state and local government entities across the United States.

About Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority

The Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority is comprised of the six counties - Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King William, Mathews, and Middlesex - and three towns - Tappahannock, Urbanna, and West Point - of the Middle Peninsula. Created in 2003, the organization works to preserve and manage access to the rivers, creeks and bays that dominate the Middle Peninsula landscape and has received through grant funds or gifts, multiple separate land and facilities holdings in the region offering 1,000 acres of recreational land for public benefit.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the “100 Best Small Companies in America” five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included three times on the Barron’s 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

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