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Posted on: May 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] City of South Lake Tahoe Launches Advanced Budget Transparency Platform

The City of South Lake Tahoe and announced the release of a powerful new tool that presents and visualizes the City’s revenues and expenses—from multi-year trends to object-level details. By leveraging the OpenGov Platform, citizens and staff can use the web-based software to enhance access, understanding, and analysis of the City’s annual budget. The City of South Lake Tahoe joins the ranks of over 40 other California governments who are leading the country on the open government initiative.

City Manager Nancy Kerry initiated the partnership to make the government administration’s finances easily accessible and understandable. “When residents and members of our government have this information easily available to them, it improves the dialogue between the government and citizens,” said Kerry. “Our OpenGov site enables communication, trust, and engagement within the community.”

"The City of South Lake Tahoe and its residents can interact with and explore the budget in ways that were never before possible,” says Zachary Bookman, CEO and co-founder of OpenGov. "By bringing their data to life, South Lake Tahoe is transforming their financial data into meaningful, actionable information that will strengthen their bond with constituents.”

About OpenGov, Inc.
OpenGov offers web-based software for state and local government finances. The OpenGov Platform provides instant access to the budget and visualizes current and historic revenue and expenses. Government officials and citizens use the platform to understand, analyze, and share the data. Learn more at

The public is invited to explore the tool on the city’s web site at or visit OpenGov’s website and navigate to customer’s list to find the City of South Lake Tahoe.

OpenGov Budget Portal
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