Seattle

Mayor Paul Schell

Years in office: 2

City's Web site: www.cityofseattle.net

Schell's privately funded Web site: www.mayorschell.com

2000 technology expenditures: $148 million citywide.

On adapting: "Change is always a challenge and always a bit risky, but Seattle is embracing this new age with energy and creativity. Governments that can stay with the wave will be part of a fundamental and exciting change in how people and government interact."

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