Peoria County, IL, Selects DEVNET wEdge™ with Online Collection

DEVNET is happy to announce that Peoria County, Illinois, has added the wEdge™ web access solution with online collection. The county, which has been a client since 1998, already uses DEVNET’s Property Tax application.

wEdge™ provides web access to the DEVNET Edge™ Solution and gives the public, local offices, outside agencies, and partner organizations a gateway to real-time authoritative data. The wEdge™ application allows county and public users to pay real estate and/or personal property tax bills online.

Peoria County Courthouse (Treasurer)

324 Main Street, Room G-15

Peoria, IL 61602

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M.

Phone: (309) 672-6056

Fax: (309) 677-6203

Peoria County Government: http://www.co.peoria.il.us

Peoria County Treasurer: http://www.peoriacounty.org/treasurer

Peoria County Property Tax Information (wEdge™): http://propertytax.peoriacounty.org

Peoria County Treasurer Tax Payment page: http://www.peoriacounty.org/treasurer/taxpay

About Peoria County

Peoria County was founded in 1825 and named for the Peoria, Illiniwek people of the upper Mississippi Valley of North America. It is in central Illinois on the Illinois River midway between Chicago and St. Louis. Peoria County has a population of over 186,000, is comprised of 631 square miles, and has its county seat in Peoria. Bradley University, Illinois Central College, Robert Morris College, Midstate College, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine are located in the county, as are Wildlife Prairie State Park, a 2000-acre zoological park with wolves, bison, cougar, elk and much more, and Jubilee College State Park, a 3500-acre park with horse, bike, and walking trails and fishing and camping. Two professional sports teams, the Peoria Rivermen (Southern Professional Hockey League) and the Peoria Chiefs (Class A Midwest League affiliated with the St. Louis Cardinals) call Peoria County home.

About DEVNET Inc.

With 20 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.

DEVNET’s Fourth Day of Spirit Week – Owner’s Appreciation Day

The festivities on our final day of spirit week included having an owner’s appreciation day.  We wanted to take time to show them how much we appreciate them and celebrate this milestone of their achievement.  There was a champagne toast and a plethora of desserts all in their honor.  They’ve worked hard to make it this far and today, we celebrate them! 

About DEVNET Inc.

With 20 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management Solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management, and e-government.  DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line.  You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically.  DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients.  Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com

Scott LePenske Named DEVNET Inc. Vice President of Sales and Marketing

DEVNET Inc. is pleased to welcome Scott LePenske as its new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. LePenske brings nearly 30 years of experience working with Local Government, including counties and cities throughout the United States for the last 16 years.

LePenske will be working with DEVNET’s Sales and Marketing staff to maintain and expand the client base in Illinois and drive new business in states where DEVNET currently has an integrated Land Records Management solution in place.

“I have had the great opportunity to work with and meet some wonderful people throughout the Midwest,” LePenske said. “I’m looking forward to building my existing relationships and starting new ones. We want to grow DEVNET’s business in a smart and reasonable way. The key to success in the government market is growing smart. You don’t necessarily have to take every piece of the pie.”

As a member of the Illinois Association of County Officials (IACO) for the past 11 years, LePenske has worked with the organization to build and promote the IACO Scholarship program and its spring golf outing. “I’m very proud of how the IACO scholarship program has grown over the past 10 years,” he remarked. “Some bright and talented kids have been awarded scholarships, and their parents and grandparents should be very proud.”

Over the years, LePenske has become familiar with DEVNET through his connection with longtime DEVNET Legislative SME and Illinois Project Manager Steve Connell.

“I have known of DEVNET for many, many years and have built a relationship with several existing staff members,” LePenske noted. “I have had the pleasure of building these friendships over the last 10 years, and I share their passion for the local government software industry.”

About DEVNET Inc.

With 20 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.

DEVNET 2016 MAC Conference & Expo Giveaway Winner Announced

DEVNET is happy to announce that the giveaway winner at the Missouri Association of Counties (MAC) Conference & Expo, held in November 2016 at Osage Beach, Missouri, was Pam Doane, Saline County, Deputy Clerk. Doane won a selection of camping equipment, including a screened-in tent and an Igloo® cooler.

About DEVNET Inc.

With 19 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.

Henderson County, IL, Selects DEVNET Edge™ Assessment Administration and wEdge™

DEVNET is pleased to report that Henderson County, Illinois, has chosen the Edgesolution Assessment Administration and wEdgewith Online Collection.

Developed based on IAAO and USPAP industry standards, the Edge Assessment Administration solution allows for accurate valuation and complete parcel maintenance, assessment, exemption, and appeals information.

DEVNET wEdge™ provides web access to Edge™ Property Tax solutions, giving the public, local offices, outside agencies, and partner organizations a gateway to real-time authoritative taxpayer information and allows taxpayers to pay real estate tax bills online.

Henderson County Clerk and Recorder

Henderson County Courthouse

307 Warren Street

P.O. Box 308

Oquaka, IL 61469

Phone: (309) 867-2911

Fax: (309) 867-2033

Email: coclerk@mchsi.com

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M.

Henderson County: http://www.hendersoncountyedc.com

Henderson County Clerk: http://www.hendersoncountyedc.com/Departments/County-Clerk

 

About Henderson County

Henderson County is in west-central Illinois on the Mississippi River along the Great River Road. It covers 1,859 square miles and has a population of over 7,300. Its county seat and largest city is Oquawka (from Oquawkiek, a Sac/Fox native American tribe word for Lower Yellow Banks for the sand along the shore of the Mississippi). The county was founded in 1841 and named after Henderson County, Kentucky, which was named for Richard Henderson, an American pioneer, merchant, and jurist who died in 1785. Nearby is Mississippi River Lock and Dam #18, which opened in 1937.

About DEVNET Inc.

With 19 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.

Joedy Smith Named Support Specialist/Project Manager at DEVNET Inc.

Joedy Smith, an experienced member of the DEVNET team since 2007, has been named Support Specialist/Project Manager. Smith joined DEVNET in 2007 as Helpdesk Manager and has filled many roles, including Programming Support Manager, in the ensuing years. He has excelled in leading the support team and has established longstanding relationships and excellent rapport with clients and colleagues alike.

As a DEVNET Support Specialist/Project Manager, Smith will devote his energies to developing long-term relationships with existing and potential clients, working to add system functionality and enhancements, and keeping customers up and running.

“Over the last nine years, I have acquired valuable knowledge and experience on the Tax Cycles in Illinois, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Ohio, and Virginia,” Smith said. “I have become a subject matter expert in multiple areas of the tax cycle, including but not limited to CAMA, Assessment Administration, and Billing and Collection. With my past experience in a support role, I have acquired skills that allow me to assist in multiple areas of field support and project management.”

Smith’s deep background in and knowledge of the use of DEVNET Edge™ applications has led to extensive involvement in customer training, and he has conducted regular DEVNET product demonstrations.

“DEVNET has been my home for the last nine years,” Smith commented, “and I look forward to what the future holds for the company as a whole.”

About DEVNET Inc.

With 19 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.

DEVNET’s Aaron Tyska Moves to Project Manager

DEVNET is pleased to announce that Aaron Tyska has been promoted from Field Support Representative to Project Manager. Tyska has been with DEVNET since 2012 and has been an essential part of implementation efforts in Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, and Pennsylvania on projects ranging from Vital Records and Permitting and Zoning to CAMA and the full suite of Property Tax solutions.

“Aaron Tyska has been a key part of DEVNET’s ongoing successful project implementations, and we are thrilled to announce his promotion to Project Manager,” said Brandon McPherson, DEVNET Vice President of Client Services. “Aaron has excelled in customer field support as more responsibility has been given to him, and this promotion recognizes his contributions and the vital role he plays here at DEVNET.”

Prior to joining DEVNET, Tyska worked in the environmental health area of county government, an experience that gave him a unique knowledge set for his DEVNET responsibilities. In his role as Project Manager, Tyska sees many opportunities to cultivate relationships with DEVNET customers.

“I’d like to continue to develop a broad knowledge base by working in different states with various officeholders in numerous fields to provide the highest level of support and problem-solving regardless of the issue,” Tyska explained. “I want to assist DEVNET in developing new and innovative software that is the best possible solution, exceeds client expectations, and is delivered on time.”

Tyska is enthusiastic about his position at DEVNET.

“DEVNET is a forward-thinking, progressive, and innovative company that treats its employees like family,” he stated, “and working here has been life-changing. The clients I’ve worked with have been welcoming and easy to work with. I hope to have a long career at DEVNET, and with our recent growth, I’m excited to see what the future holds.”

About DEVNET Inc.

With 19 years of proven industry knowledge and installations throughout the United States and Canada, DEVNET’s Edge™ product line offers Integrated Land Records Management solutions for CAMA, Assessment, Billing, Collection, Permitting, Records Management and e-government. DEVNET has pioneered embedding web GIS throughout the entire Edge™ product line. You can now realize the ease of viewing and analyzing relevant data and reports geographically. DEVNET is focused on support and building strong partnerships and lasting relationships with our clients. Find out more information at www.devnetinc.com.