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LegisCal - Portland 10 years 7 months ago
Application to keep citizens posted on all the resolutions before City Council. The purpose is to provide information and transparency into the legislative process in the City. The app would allow people to track resolutions on their calendar applications. For example, a Google Gadget could integrate with the Google Calendar.
Portland PartyLine 10 years 7 months ago
Does my commissioner vote like other Democrats? Has my county commissioner changed their voting over the past two years? Where do different representatives in the Portland area stand on Open Data? Which member tends to follow their own path? This kind of local legislative information can be hard to find.
MoneyTrail - Track Campaign Spending 10 years 7 months ago
An application is needed to help citizens visualize the contributions made to their local representatives, from the Mayor, their City Commissioner, County Commissioner and others. This would involve pulling from multiple sources of contribution data. The value to citizens would be seeing the otherwise invisible strings of power and influence in a more meaningful way.
TellMyCommissioner 10 years 7 months ago
Need an app that provides a simple way for citizens to contact their representatives as they are reading online. Citizens could tell their commissioner their thoughts the minute they read something with a handy button on online news sites, blogs, social networks, or with a browser plugin.
Portland ResForum 10 years 7 months ago
App that provides a platform for an open dialogue among citizens about each resolution proposed or otherwise under consideration by City Council. The unique value of Portland ResForum is allowing constituents to "Vote" resolutions and related comments up or down, allowing feedback that best frames the majority opinion to float to the top.
Portland API (PAPI) 10 years 7 months ago
Currently, the CivicApps Data Catalog provides access to flat dataset files. A consolidated regional open data API is needed that provides aggregated public information from governmental entities, transparency organizations, and volunteers throughout the Portland region.
RepTrack - Track performance of your local representative 10 years 7 months ago
Enter your zip code and get info on all your commissioners, country representative, and other local elected officials. Include dashboard of their voting record, positions on major policy issues of the day, resolutions and bills supported, major donors, groups they are affiliated with, etc.
City Cashflow 10 years 7 months ago
The City of Portland allocates millions in grants and purchases of goods and services for the benefit of citizens and the region. But it's not always obvious what organizations or individuals are getting the most city dollars. An application could help clarify this with lists, charts, and graphs that indicate where city money is flowing, both tax/fee revenues and payouts.
CampaignXpend PDX 10 years 7 months ago
With CampaignXpend, citizens can view the expenditures made in a specific Council seat race. It's not always clearly understood the profound impact campaign spending can have on campaign outcomes. CampaignXpend would help raise citizen awareness of this issue by providing an easy to understand summary of each commissioner's campaign spending.
Citizen Dashboard (related to Citizen Report iPhone app) 10 years 7 months ago
Include a web interface on the City's site for the current Citizen Report iPhone app.