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OpenGov is a financial transparency website which displays the city's finances over a five year period. The budget and expenses for all city departments and divisions are presented in graph form.
On the left side of the page, there is a display option. Click the drop down menu and the choices are: funds, departments and account types. You can further select the data under the filter option, below the display option. In this, you can select the funds and departments you want to see as well as the expenditures or revenues associated with these options.
In reviewing the budgets, you may see "spikes" in the individual years; this can be due to unexpected expenses, such as a hard winter, equipment failure, a mandated mailing regarding aggregation, a specific event that required additional funds, etc.
Revenue is shown that details the effect of changes in State government funding to local cities, property taxes, income taxes, fees, grants, interest, etc.
There are various ways to see this. You can scroll over the graph or on the individual items on the left side of the graph. There is also a chart on the bottom of the page that shows the data.
Yes, there is a download button on the upper right hand corner. The data can be saved as a table or a spreadsheet.
There are various graphs and tables that you can view. In the upper right hand corner, you will see options for the different graphs and tables. Among these are : stacked percentage graph, bar graph, stacked graph, pie graph and a table.
Yes. Once you select how you want the data to display, you can select as many funds and/or departments you want.