Municipal Software Corporation
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Municipal Software Corporation

October 16, 2006 07:00 ET

Municipal Software Corporation: Rockingham County, VA Chooses CityView PreBuilts

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 16, 2006) - Municipal Software (TSX VENTURE MSZ) announced today that Rockingham County, VA has purchased its CityView PreBuilt™ software solution to automate its integrated permitting, plan review, inspections, and code enforcement systems. This is the third sale for Municipal Software in the third quarter, following the announcements of the deals with Wright County, MN and Reedley, CA.

Based on the success of the CityView System in neighboring Albemarle County, Rockingham County residents soon can expect improved service, quality, and shorter turnaround time for development-related project and permit applications. This replaces a combination of paper master files, receipts, paper and verbal approvals and an existing automated permitting system supplied by another vendor.

William Vaughn, Director of Community Development, said, "The driving force behind why CityView was chosen was its ability to expand its capability. The system is completely open-ended and flexible. Therefore, with CityView Application Builder, the county can easily add new applications without relying on Municipal Software or third party vendors to perform the work."

Iain McLean, CEO of Municipal Software, said, "We are pleased with this new partnership with Rockingham. The new system will make it easier for residents to determine request requirements, to submit the application and to check its status."

Rockingham County has a population of 72,000 and reviews approximately 7,500 permits of various types each year.

About Rockingham County, VA

Rockingham County is located in the center of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains on the east and the Alleghenies on the west, the County is located along the Interstate 81 corridor and only a 2-hour drive to Washington, DC. Rockingham County is the third largest county in Virginia and encompasses the Harrisonburg-Rockingham metropolitan area.

About Municipal Software Corporation

Municipal Software Corporation (TSX VENTURE:MSZ) provides easily installed, packaged software solutions that manage the everyday business processes of local governments. The solutions are based on 24 years of experience with a product platform that easily adapts to the changing practices of clients. Branded under the CityView name, the company provides a number of out of the box solutions automating practices in Property Information, Permits and Inspections, Planning, Code Enforcement, Licensing and Cashiering. CityView Application Builder is a set of application development tools that allows the client to develop unique applications to match specific needs. Municipal Software offers a complete range of services from training and customer support of its suite of products to custom development for unique applications.

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