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News Release
Demonstration Scheduled for Benton County's New Website (Photo) - 02/06/24

Benton County recently launched its newly redesigned website, a user-centric platform aimed at providing residents, businesses, and visitors with a more intuitive and efficient online experience. A demonstration of the new site is scheduled for the public and Benton County employees.

  • What: Benton County website demonstration
  • When: February 13, 2024, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: In person at 4500 Research Way, Corvallis, Ore., 97330 

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The redesigned website, accessible at [], is a significant upgrade that reflects the County’s commitment to innovation and accessibility. With a fresh, modern look and enhanced functionalities, the new site offers improved navigation, making it easier for users to find information, access services, and engage with the County online.

“Streamlined menus and a user-friendly interface on the new website ensure a seamless browsing experience, allowing users to quickly locate the information they need,” said John Larsen, Benton County Information Technology Deputy Director.

The website is designed to be fully responsive, providing optimal viewing and interaction across a wide range of devices, including smartphones and tablets.

“This upgrade will provide enhanced features to help users find relevant information efficiently, saving time and improving overall user satisfaction,” said Benton County Public Information Officer Cory Grogan. “Community members will also be able to stay informed with the latest news, announcements, and updates from Benton County.”

The new website supports a commitment to transparency, accessibility, and user satisfaction.

“Benton County is committed to keeping pace with technological advancements and meeting the evolving needs of our community,” added Larsen. 

To celebrate the website's launch, Benton County will be hosting a virtual and in-person website tour on Feb. 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Kalapuya Building, 4500 Research Way, Corvallis. Residents, local businesses, Benton County employees, and community partners are invited to join.

The Benton County website team encourages community engagement through feedback forms, surveys, and social media connections and is dedicated to listening and responding to the needs of residents, valuing their input. Share your feedback by emailing




Benton County employees who supported the website project were recognized by the Benton County Commissioners at the Board of Commissioners Meeting Feb. 6 at the Kalapuya Building in Corvallis, Ore. From left to right: JonnaVe Stokes, Board of Commissioners Office; Jennifer Ficek, Public Works; Jon Stratton, Information Technology; Samantha Bailey, Health Department; and Katalin Pusztavari, Sheriff’s Office.


Benton County is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based on disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring and employment practices. This document is available in alternative formats and languages upon request. Please contact Cory Grogan at 541-745-4468 or

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