COVID-19 is affecting us all. Learn how public sector leaders are using OpenGov to help deal with the crisis.

Remote Budget Completion

"We were able to get our budget done and delivered to the Council two days early in the pandemic with OpenGov."

Kimberly K. Spence
Chief, Budget and Management Research
Harford County, MD

Crisis Communications

“Our new COVID-19 website is attractive, low-maintenance and easy to navigate. Feedback from the public has been positive. Thanks to the team at OpenGov for their support."

Cyndi Roy Gonzalez, Public Information Officer
Town of Needham, MA

Enable Remote Work

“I’m thankful that we moved to the OpenGov online budget system to make collaboration easier during this time working remotely. I'm not sure what we would do using our old process.”

Michael Mastrobuoni, Budget Manager
City of Somerville, MA

Virtual Council Meetings

“We are using the “Stories” feature as a one-stop shop for our virtual meetings, where the public can watch a live stream of our online meeting, read the agenda and supporting documents, and comment on specific agenda items."

Stephen Stolte, Assistant to the City Manager
City of Daly City, CA

What Our Customers Are Saying

How governments are using OpenGov during the coronavirus crisis

  • "Having to move quick on our feet, our OpenGov Open Town Hall platform allowed our City Clerk's office to solicit public comment for our virtual council and planning commission meetings. This helped us keep the public involved and run business as usual in a very unprecedented time."

    Patrice M. Olds, MMC, City Clerk
    City of San Mateo, CA

  • "In times of crisis, it’s especially important for governments to be able to communicate clearly and quickly with the public. The team at OpenGov made that job much easier for us by providing us with an attractive and engaging web platform to help us share information.”

    Cyndi Roy Gonzalez
    Public Information Officer
    Town of Needham, MA

  • "Daly City wanted to preserve the public input process during the pandemic, so we approached OpenGov to help take our City Council meetings and Commission meetings fully virtual. It has been a surprisingly seamless transition for our City!”

    Stephen Stolte
    Assistant to the City Manager
    City of Daly City, CA

  • "With so much uncertainty in these dire times associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, there is always a renewed hope and appreciation when an outside vendor is willing to step up in their partnership with you in order to provide basic functions and make it available for your staff. This is the epitome of the OpenGov staff."

    Robert Zunino
    Auditor-Controller
    County of Colusa, CA

  • “We’ve depended on OpenGov to drive our cloud-based budget process the past 2 years. With COVID-19 affecting governments across the globe, we have been able to streamline our communication efforts using OpenGov as our main source of truth for the City’s COVID-19 outreach.”

    “We’ve depended on OpenGov to drive our cloud-based budget process the past 2 years. With COVID-19 affecting governments across the globe, we have been able to streamline our communication efforts using OpenGov as our main source of truth for the City’s COVID-19 outreach.”

    Dannette Allen
    Senior Management Analyst
    Diamond Bar, CA

  • "We are able to quickly publish key COVID-19 updates and maintain engagement with our residents via virtual council meetings which are enabled by OpenGov's Stories and Open Town Hall tools. We especially appreciated the templates for both community outreach solutions which proved to be huge time savers for rapid deployment."

    Melissa Swanson, City Clerk
    City of Clearlake, CA

  • “We are ok and trying to get this budget done before [the crisis] gets worse here. Thankfully we can telework to get the books finished, which wouldn’t happen without OpenGov.”

    “We are ok and trying to get this budget done before [the crisis] gets worse here. Thankfully we can telework to get the books finished, which wouldn’t happen without OpenGov.”

    Christen Sullivan
    Senior Budget Analyst
    Harford County, MD

  • "It’s been kind of a crazy time trying to keep government moving while working remotely. Having the ability to issue permits online has really been helpful."

    Jim Soper, CBO
    Director of Inspectional Services
    City of Everett, MA

  • "We didn't know we were planning for COVID-19 when we purchased OpenGov Budgeting and Planning, but we are now able to work on our budget from anywhere to meet our budget deadlines."

    Lisa Davis
    Budget Accountant
    Nueces County, TX

  • "CHHS is truly grateful for OpenGov’s willingness to bring expert resources to the table at a moment's notice to support the State’s efforts to provide accurate and timely information to both the public and leaders around the state as we navigated the rapidly evolving COVID-19 crisis."

    Adam Dondro
    Agency Information Officer
    California Department of Health and Human Services

  • “Having to move quickly on our feet, our

    “Having to move quickly on our feet, our "Story" platform allowed our team to create remote training materials. This helped us keep our staff informed and run business as usual in a very unprecedented time.”

    Sam Watkins
    Project Manager
    City of Savannah, GA

  • "OpenGov has provided us the opportunity to quickly and smoothly provide information and services to our residents. We were able to quickly roll out press releases, essential service info, pre-recorded updates, and economic aid information within hours to residents."

    Jaime Tirado, Business Analyst
    Gilpin County, CO

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