Yesterday I was reviewing a township meeting video (1-28-13).
There was a discussion about the new look of the West Vincent
Township website. A question was posed wondering if the website
is easier or more difficult to navigate. Manager Jim Wendelgass
said it was just different. Different? It is definitely
So, to be fair,
let's do a little test. Set your stop watch and see how you
do. Look at the 2011 listing and locate the meeting of
February 7, click on it and view the minutes. How long did it
2012 was set up
originally the same as 2011 but has since been altered to
the new style.
format to the look of 2013:
OK, now do the
same for the February 11, 2013 Supervisors Meeting. Click on
Reports (since the minutes have not yet been approved) and
when the Reports page opens, click your stopwatch. How long
did it take?
On second thoughts, don't bother with your stopwatch. If
you are as dim as I am you would probably have time to order
AND drink a coffee at Tacie's http://www.yelp.co.uk/biz/tacies-cafe-and-bakery-pottstown
in the time it takes to get the hang of the new system.
This format is an
intentional design to thwart and frustrate anyone looking
for information. You, the taxpayer, finance this "Different"
In other news,
there will be a Sustainability Fair at the West Vincent
Elementary School on March 16. The description is as
purpose of the Fair is to show residents how we can live a
little bit more sustainably. We will be demonstrating
small actions that each of us can take to help reach our
community goals while saving money and even having fun!
Taken together those small actions can have a very big
impact." You be the judge. I think it is free.
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