The core of the Balancing Act suite is the simulation. This easy to set-up, interactive tool is the best way to communicate financial information to residents and get their informed feedback.
Replace static citizen budgets and other PDF's with a much more powerful learning tool.
HOW BALANCING ACT SIMULATION HELPS
Share the most important information; not just a data dump
Provide layers of context, allowing users to get more information as needed
Let residents see the information you use to make budget decisions
Connect budget with service levels and policy options
Show residents what their rates buy
Demonstrate value provided by local or state government
Build trust, this year and into the future
Build a two-way relationship with residents based on facts
Get informed input on service levels and priorities
Go beyond simplistic surveys to get true willingness to pay or cut services
Build public understanding to give you flexibility and options in a downturn
Put users in your shoes, including taking into account demand for services, legal and financial constraints