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DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder Tasha Sims Launches New Inclusive and User-Friendly Website

[DeKalb County, July 25, 2023] – DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder Tasha Sims is proud to announce the launch of a brand-new website that prioritizes inclusivity and enhances the user experience for all residents of DeKalb County. This initiative represents a significant step forward in providing accessible and user-friendly digital services for individuals with disabilities.

The newly unveiled website, located at DEKALBCOUNTYCLERKIL.GOV, embodies Clerk Tasha Sims’ commitment to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all residents. Recognizing the importance of digital accessibility, the redesigned website offers improved navigation and functionality, ensuring that all visitors can easily access the information and services they need.

The development of the new website was made possible through a successful collaboration with Green Closet Creative, a renowned web development agency with vast experience in working with government agencies and accessibility. Green Closet Creative’s expertise in designing accessible websites has been instrumental in creating a more inclusive and user-friendly online platform for the DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder ‘s Office.

Key features of the revamped website include:

  1. Enhanced User-Friendliness: The website’s intuitive interface and streamlined design make it effortless for residents to find the information they require. Clerk Tasha Sims and her team have diligently worked to ensure that the website is user-friendly, with clear and concise content, logical organization, and an optimized search function.
  2. Improved Accessibility: In a commitment to serving the diverse needs of the community, the new website prioritizes accessibility for individuals with disabilities. It adheres to the latest web accessibility guidelines, providing an inclusive online experience for all users. From adjustable font sizes to compatibility with screen readers and keyboard navigation, every effort has been made to eliminate barriers and promote equal access.
  3. Comprehensive Services: The redesigned website serves as a comprehensive resource hub for DeKalb County residents. Visitors can easily access vital information about various services offered by the County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, such as voter registration, marriage licenses, and records retrieval. The website also includes frequently asked questions, downloadable forms, and other helpful tools to facilitate efficient interactions with the office.

Clerk Tasha Sims expressed her enthusiasm for the website’s launch, stating, “We believe that access to essential information and services should be effortless for every member of our community. Our new website is a testament to our commitment to inclusivity, making sure that all residents, regardless of their abilities, can navigate our digital offerings with ease. We want everyone to feel welcomed and empowered when engaging with the DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder’s Office online.”

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to explore the newly launched website and provide feedback on their experience. Clerk Tasha Sims and her team remain committed to continuously improving the website’s functionality and accessibility based on user input.

To visit the new website and learn more about the services provided by the DeKalb County Clerk’s Office, please go to DEKALBCOUNTYCLERKIL.GOV.

About DeKalb County Clerk Tasha Sims: Tasha Sims serves as the County Clerk & Recorder of DeKalb County, IL. With a steadfast commitment to public service, Clerk Sims and her team strive to provide accessible, efficient, and transparent services to the residents of DeKalb County. The launch of the inclusive and user-friendly website marks a significant milestone in Clerk Sims’ dedication to enhancing accessibility and user experience.