The City of Westfield, Indiana

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PRESS RELEASE: City of Westfield Launches Financial Transparency Portal

  

Date: May 14, 2018

Contact: Vicki Duncan Gardner

Email: vgardner@westfield.in.gov

Cell: 317.416.6612

Release: Immediate Release 

   

Westfield, IN – Today the City of Westfield launched its new Financial Transparency Portal. It allows residents and administrators full, around-the-clock access to the city's financial data. The interactive tool, called OpenGov, enables the user to explore data in various graphical formats.

"We take great care with how tax dollars are spent in Westfield," said Mayor Andy Cook. "This tool allows our citizens to be more educated about how we operate and thereby more engaged."

“I am excited to be a part of the City of Westfield's open data initiative," said Westfield Financial Strategist Tammy Havard. “Government finance can be confusing but with a few clicks in the user-friendly tool, citizens can get a better understanding of the types of revenues and expenses occurring in the city."

Westfield will be one of four Indiana communities on the OpenGov platform. This site provides an opportunity to view, filter, and analyze revenue, expense and balance sheet financial data for the City of Westfield. The portal is accessible at https:// westfieldin.opengov.com.

OpenGov, a California-based company specializing in financial transparency, pioneered this application for the public to have full access to city finances.

For more information and to visit the portal, click here.

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