News Flash Home
The original item was published from 9/9/2021 8:44:29 AM to 9/9/2021 8:49:08 AM.

News Flash

City of Malden News

Posted on: September 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Launches City Transparency Center

cleargov_logo

Mayor Gary Christenson recently announced the launch of a new City of Malden Transparency Center, meant to provide a platform for residents to gain greater insight into City spending and project management. “This platform is an extension of the award-winning budget platform we unveiled with the Fiscal Year 2022 budget” said Mayor Christenson. “When we began the process of putting to work the American Rescue Plan money we received, we were looking for a tool that would allow us to share our progress with residents every step of the way.” The Transparency Center is part of the Cleargov suite of award-winning software tools for municipal governments that expands the ability of residents looking to understand and participate in government decisions.

Residents may access the new center through the City of Malden website. There, a resident can drill down into the revenue and expenses of the City and any individual department, explore demographic information, or review the status of projects going on across the City. “While of course a work in progress, we’ve built project update pages for such great projects as the Devir Park renovation, the Trafton Park improvements and the previously mentioned American Rescue Plan,” said Mayor Christenson.   As an example, a resident looking to gain an understanding of how the Mayor has structured putting to work the American Rescue Plan funding will learn that 10 cross functional teams have been set up that include members of our community. These teams have already approved such great projects as a School Based Health Center at Malden High School, funding for two years for the Malden Cares program, and funds that have supported the wildly popular summer festivals going on this summer to help businesses recover from COVID-19.  

“I would encourage residents to take a look and check back often as we continue to load content,” commented Mayor Christenson. “The project management platform allows residents to submit questions or sign up for updates as they are made. “We believe residents will find this a great tool and one that will continue to expand their view into their tax dollars at work”.  

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City of Malden News

Richie Sica

Longtime Malden Business Owner turns 70 Years Young

Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 8, 2019
Safe Routes

Walk and Roll to School

Posted on: February 7, 2024
Road map thru Malden

A Colorful Creation for Malden

Posted on: January 10, 2024
Lenny Iovino 80

Malden Resident Celebrates 80 Years

Posted on: January 8, 2024
High Expectation

Grand Opening of High Expectations

Posted on: December 19, 2023
DPW - Snow - Truck (1)

Malden Embraces Winter Preparedness

Posted on: December 13, 2023
Philomena Brackett

Celebrating a Milestone Birthday!

Posted on: December 7, 2023
Grand Opening

Grand Opening of Ultimate Tango

Posted on: November 15, 2023
Wonder Women in Malden

Wonder Women in Malden Celebrated

Posted on: October 17, 2023
Mayor Christenson and Tony Bartolo

Tony’s Autobody - 45 Years in Malden!

Posted on: October 4, 2023
Tree Planting2

Implementation Grant in Action

Posted on: September 14, 2023
Prestige Car Wash

Prestige Car Wash opens Malden Location

Posted on: August 17, 2023
AAAW

City Awards ARPA Funds to AAAW

Posted on: August 8, 2023
Disability Commission

2023 National Night Out

Posted on: August 3, 2023
Celia Denehy

Celebrating a Century!

Posted on: July 13, 2023
Memorials2

Malden Celebrates Memorial Day

Posted on: June 1, 2023
Triangle Clients

Triangle, Inc. Visits City Hall

Posted on: April 24, 2023
Arab American Heritage month

Arab American Heritage Month

Posted on: April 20, 2023
Chief Sullivan Retirement

Fire Chief Bill Sullivan Retires

Posted on: March 30, 2023
Black Earth Compost

Malden Announces Composting Program

Posted on: April 4, 2023
GREEN MALDEN FAIR Banner

Malden to Hold Green Malden Fair

Posted on: April 4, 2023
MTEC field trip

MTEC Camping Trip

Posted on: March 22, 2023
103 Birthday

Celebrating a 103rd Birthday!

Posted on: March 22, 2023