Nassau Bay, TX (April 14, 2015) – The City of Nassau Bay is launching a new financial analysis tool powered by OpenGov.com that provides residents, elected officials and staff unprecedented access to the city’s financial information. The powerful visualization software transforms volumes of raw financial data into an interactive, digital format, enabling better analysis and understanding of the city’s finances and making it easy for everyone to learn about the City’s revenues and expenditures. The platform may be accessed at www.nassaubay.com/opengov
“We are excited to be on the leading edge of government transparency. Using OpenGov’s intuitive and interactive platform we are able to give the public a userfriendly tool to truly explore Nassau Bay’s finances,” said City Manager Chris Reed. Nassau Bay’s OpenGov platform displays the 6 most recent years of government spending and revenue detail in a highly adjustable portal. Users can view historical revenue and expenditure trends over time and explore multiple views of budget data, including by fund, department, expense or revenue type. Visitors to the site can use the powerful filter options and chart customizations in search of unique information or simply click on the links to get answers to frequently asked questions such as “What did the city spend on wages over the past five years?” Additionally, the OpenGov Checkbook feature enables visitors to quickly view and search thousands of expenditure transactions dating back to 2011. The data can be quickly searched and filtered according to specific detail such as vendor name, date, description, and dollar amount.
“By making its financial data easily accessible to the public in an intuitive, digital format, the City of Nassau Bay is demonstrating its commitment to efficient, data-driven and transparent government,” commented Zachary Bookman, CEO and co-founder of OpenGov. The City of Nassau Bay is one of fifteen governments in Texas utilizing OpenGov technology to improve their financial transparency.
About OpenGov Inc.
OpenGov is setting a new standard for how governments analyze, share, and compare financial data. Founded in 2012 with headquarters in Silicon Valley, OpenGov is the market leader in cloud-based financial transparency for state and local governments. The OpenGov financial analysis platform transforms budget data into intuitive, interactive reports that make it easy to see how taxpayer money is collected and spent. With OpenGov technology, governments collaborate more effectively through their budgeting process, make smarter data-driven decisions and build trust through greater transparency. The company currently serves more than 275 governments across 37 states including Minneapolis, New Haven, Addison, TX, and Orange County. Learn more at www.opengov.com.