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Paladin Data Systems Announces the City of Chehalis, Washington, as Newest SMARTGov Customer

POULSBO, Wash., Jan. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paladin Data Systems Corporation is pleased to announce that City of Chehalis, Washington, is its newest customer for SMARTGov, Paladin's community development software solution that manages the full lifecycle of permits, inspections, licenses, and code enforcement activities for jurisdictions.

Paladin will implement its cloud-based technology at Chehalis to track all aspects of zoning and codes including permit issuance, inspections, and code enforcement, and all recurring licenses. The city will be transitioning from Black Bear's PTWin legacy software to the cloud-based features of SMARTGov.

"The City of Chehalis is excited to have the opportunity to update our software program for permit tracking. The City was beginning to worry about the software program we had been using since the provider went out of business years ago. Now, we look forward to a streamlined program that comes with training and technical support, what a difference!" said Dennis Osborn, City of Chehalis Building and Planning Director

As noted above, Chehalis will deploy SMARTGov's online Public Portal, which is a significant addition to Chehalis's ability to serve the public, acting as a full-featured extension of the jurisdiction's front counter services. Using the portal, the public can research local building trends, apply for a permit, view maps, pay fees, submit digital architectural drawings, request inspections, and even review public notice postings in a 24/7, self-help environment.

"The City of Chehalis is a great new customer for SMARTGov. We will migrate their legacy data and provide additional services to configure and train City staff for the automation features of SMARTGov. This is a win win for both the City and Paladin," said Jon Byrd, Paladin's SMARTGov Business Development Executive.

Located in Lewis County, Washington the City of Chehalis straddles Interstate 5 at a point almost exactly halfway between Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon. The city has a total area of 5.55 square miles and a population of 7,300.

About SMARTGov

SMARTGov is a web-based software application developed by Paladin Data Systems to support community development functions including permitting, planning, inspections, code enforcement, licenses, fees, parcels, contractors and many others. SMARTGov is configurable, flexible, and interactive. It allows community development users the ability to prioritize projects, manage workflow, communicate with other departments, and work more efficiently. While typically deployed as a cloud-based service, SMARTGov can be deployed on-premise and gives both citizens and jurisdiction staff access to project data on the web 24/7. Paladin offers a 30-day trial of SMARTGov software at no cost or obligation.

About Paladin Data Systems Corporation

Winner of numerous prestigious awards that include Top DoD Program Award, Paladin Data Systems has developed a suite of cloud-based software products serving a wide-range of government agencies across all 50 states and 6 territories. Paladin's national presence spans a diverse customer base including U.S. federal, state, and local governments, state departments, regional transportation agencies, defense contractors, and police departments. Paladin also provides software services such as interface development, implementation, database administration, and project management for numerous industries in both the public and private sectors. For more information about Paladin Data Systems and the full suite of products available, please visit http://www.PaladinData.com.

CONTACT: Chris Andersen Marketing Manager Paladin Data Systems Direct: 360.394.3233 Toll Free: (877) 367-4572 candersen@paladindata.com Jon Byrd SMARTGov Business Development Paladin Data Systems Direct: (360) 394-5993 Toll Free: (877) 367-4572 jbyrd@paladindata.com Paladin Data Systems 19362 Powder Hill Place NE Poulsbo, WA 98370



Source:Paladin Data Systems