Coming Soon: A Better, Faster Annual Budget Book

Starting in June, we’re making budget books more useful. (And cheaper and easier to produce, too.) “Better” and “faster” and “cheaper” don’t often arrive in the same package. But when it comes to the process of building your annual budget book, ClearGov’s groundbreaking new Digital Budget Book software – launching in June – will deliver… Continue reading Coming Soon: A Better, Faster Annual Budget Book

“Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome” – That’s How We Get Through This Together

Wow, what a week. Simply put, this past week has been a shock to our collective system. Change has come at a dizzying pace and many are scrambling to adjust. As we all come to terms with social distancing, flattening the curve, and working from home, we all must look for new ways to be… Continue reading “Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome” – That’s How We Get Through This Together

How Local Governments Can Leverage Social Media to Help Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

Three free ways to reach and engage more residents — FAST Local government is often the first line of defense in times of emergency and arguably never more so than in the wake of a global pandemic. In uncertain times, being a clear, calm, and trusted source of truth — and disseminating that truth to… Continue reading How Local Governments Can Leverage Social Media to Help Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

Case Study: Barre, MA

“We signed with ClearGov in October and had a draft budget distributed to department heads by November 1st! ClearGov’s client success team got our financial data uploaded, mapped, and verified — and trained our team — all within two weeks.” Andrew M. Golas – Town Administrator Primary Objective: Barre needed to streamline the annual budgeting… Continue reading Case Study: Barre, MA

What the Funding Formula in Massachusetts’ Student Opportunity Act (SOA) Means for Massachusetts Schools

Superintendents ready their 3-year improvement plans Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the Student Opportunity Act (SOA) into law back in November of 2019. Touted as the most significant update to Massachusetts’ education funding system in nearly three decades, the SOA earmarks resources for low-income students, students of color, and English language learners (ELLs). The landmark… Continue reading What the Funding Formula in Massachusetts’ Student Opportunity Act (SOA) Means for Massachusetts Schools

Case Study: Ridgefield, WA

“ClearGov helps us satisfy one of council’s main goals which is being transparent to the public, but it also allows us to do so in a much more efficient manner than before. Unlike the previous transparency provider, ClearGov actually uploads our financials for us — on a monthly basis — so council members and residents… Continue reading Case Study: Ridgefield, WA

Real-Time Collaboration is a Game Changer for Local Government

Getting everyone on the same page saves time, money, and headaches You kick off every planning and budget season the same way. You export your data from your accounting system, update all the formulas, add in one-time-only line items, change the dates, cross your fingers … and hope nothing breaks. Then you press SEND —… Continue reading Real-Time Collaboration is a Game Changer for Local Government