With the announcement of the city’s first data portal on Wednesday, city officials say they have set the stage for an exciting new chapter in the cityscape, where city residents and businesses can access all the information they need in a single place.
Newark officials have decided to name the information portal the Newark Information Portal (NIP).
The city is offering up to $25 million in federal funds to support the design, construction and maintenance of the portal.
“This is a great opportunity for us to create a really unique, interactive portal,” said Jennifer Tully, Newark’s information technology chief.
“This portal will be an opportunity for people to get information they may not be able to get on any other website.”
It’s a really exciting opportunity, and I think the city deserves it,” she said.
The Newark Information and Communications Technology Authority, which manages the portal, is currently looking for the best person to lead the project.
Tully said the city is currently seeking an architect who is able to create the most effective design.
Tully said she hopes to have the portal up and running in about a month.
She said the new portal will include features like a news feed, video feeds, email, and a chat feature.
She also said she expects to have an official portal on display during the Super Bowl in New Orleans this year.
The New Jersey Public Library, which operates Newark’s online information portal called NJPIP, is also expected to be involved in the project, said director of library services Jennifer E. Johnson.
She said it is looking to partner with the city to provide the best possible experience for people visiting the portal and will be able provide information about Newark’s libraries, libraries in Newark and libraries in the surrounding area.”
We want to create an experience that is as accessible as possible, and that’s really important to us,” Johnson said.NJPIP will be open from noon to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday, but a special screening of the information will be held for members of the public from 5 p. m. to 6 p. btue Nov. 5.
For the public, it will be available from noon until 4 p:m.
on Nov. 11.
The city said it has not yet set a specific opening date for the portal or if there will be a monthly fee.
Johnson said the library has already had success with similar portals in other cities.
She added that the city will be looking to expand the portal to include other community resources, including libraries and public safety departments.
Johnson also said the portal will provide Newark residents and visitors with information about how to make contact with the community and what services are available.
The new information portal will also have a Facebook page, Twitter account, and other tools to help the city keep up with what is happening.
The portal is expected to have a logo for the next two to three years.
The announcement comes a day after the New Jersey State Legislature passed a bill that allows cities and towns to use private funding to build their own public information websites.
The state bill also would allow cities and municipalities to use money to pay for the design and construction of public information sites.
It has long been a requirement for cities to have their own information websites, and the state legislature is considering similar legislation.
But the city of Newark is trying to change that.