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Taylor Frank

Fiscal Health, Municipal, News, Press Releases

Introducing: Neighborhood Intel Block Analyzer

Munetrix’s Latest Suite of Apps Now Live for Premium Users

Munetrix recently announced the launch of its latest product suite: Neighborhood Intel: planning, analytics and reporting software for governments and public-sector partners.

The exciting new feature currently being rolled out to Premium subscribers is the Munetrix Neighborhood Intel Block Analyzer. This newly launched app aggregates, streamlines, desegregates and intuitively presents a holistic view of every community in the state—down to the census block level. 

Premium subscribers will see this new feature made live in the coming days, if they don’t already have access. If you would like a demo of the product’s capabilities, please reach out to your customer service representative.

Transparency users of Munetrix can access this powerful tool by upgrading to the Premium level. Contact sales@munetrix.com to learn more. If you are unsure whether you are a Premium or Transparent subscriber, contact us and we would be happy to look into it for you.

The Block Analyzer tool is also available to those who aren’t yet Munetrix users. Contact us to request a demo or to schedule a consultation.

City planners and economic developers have been using the Neighborhood Intel Block Analyzer for years to:

  • Aggregate, streamline, desegregate and intuitively present a holistic view of every census block level in a community.
  • Analyze adjacencies in block groups to understand trends and identify opportunities to positively impact the community.
  • Identify where underserved populations exist to better plan for future growth and prosperity.
  • View trends and dynamics in real time via time series analysis.
  • Make better-informed decisions, more quickly, to improve and sustain the health of the community.

Look for Neighborhood Intel Block Analyzer to go live in your system soon. If you aren’t finding it, contact us to determine when you will see the upgrade!

Two Important Tools to Look Out For:

  1. Watch the replay of our recent, WEBINAR: How to Battle Inflation with Better Budgeting. This webinar focused on how inflation may impact your school district or municipality budget, featuring David Zin Chief Economist for the Senate Fiscal Agency, and Buzz Brown CEO of Munetrix. They each shared their insights on how the current rising inflation may impact the fiscal health of your school districts and municipalities. Also learn how different budgeting tools and techniques can help reduce fiscal stress across your organization.
  2. Save the date! December 1st, CVTRS/CIP: This will be here before you know it. It’s not too early to update your Debt schedule and other documents needed to process your CVTRS/CIP this fall. Details and registration information coming soon! Learn more about the CVTRS and CIP obligations and process here.

Please let us know if you have any questions about these announcements and resources, or contact us if you would like more information and a personal demo of the Neighborhood Intel Block Analyzer too.

Municipal, Webinars

Watch Webinar Replay: How to Take Advantage of Michigan’s City, Village and Township Revenue Sharing Program

CVTRS Filing and Compliance Made Easy

Watch the replay of our webinar to learn how our step-by step CVTRS/CIP reporting app can help complete this report in hours, not days, ensuring deadlines are achieved with less chance of errors and missing data.

Don’t miss that December 1st deadline! With municipal employees constantly being asked to do more with less, this overwhelming responsibility can lead to errors, omissions, and missed deadlines – potentially resulting in loss of funding. We’re here to help!

Education, Fiscal Health, K-12, News

How to Remove Uncertainty, Headaches and Human Error from School Finance Administration

The Munetrix Financial Module helps districts increase transparency on fiscal, operations, safety, and other compliance reporting with their community. The Financial Module also provides districts with tools that make managing and reporting on capital improvement projects, benchmarking/peer analysis, debt obligations, check expenditures, budgeting, forecasting and scenario building – EASY!

Education, Fiscal Health, K-12, Municipal, Opinion, Webinars

Watch Webinar Replay: How to Battle Inflation with Better Budgeting

Tips and Methodologies for Battling the Uncertainty of Inflation in Budgeting

Watch the replay of an informative webinar on how inflation may impact your school district or municipality. Munetrix hosted David Zin, Chief Economist for the Senate Fiscal Agency, who joined Buzz Brown, to share insights on how the current rising inflation may impact the fiscal health of school districts or municipalities. Also learn how different budgeting tools and techniques can help reduce fiscal stress across your organization.

Municipal

Capital Improvement Manager for Government in Michigan

Munetrix offers the most robust and easiest to use capital improvement manager for government in Michigan. The Capital Improvement Manager™ is a database solution to store and manage capital projects to provide an easy year-over-year solution to creating a Capital Improvement Plan, start to finish.

Multi-level reports in the Capital Improvement Manager tool for municipalities in Michigan aggregate all your projects to create a complete top-to-bottom capital improvement plan for as many years out as you wish, or view supplemental reports individually. Our solution for capital improvement tracking provides an industry tested project scoring feature that ranks capital projects numerically to easily determine which projects should be top priority

Municipalities in Michigan use the built-in questionnaire in the capital improvement manager for government entities in Michigan to mathematically distinguish which projects should take precedence-based on a ranking system designed to take federal and state mandates into account as well as municipal needs.

To learn more about how cities, townships, villages and other municipal governments in Michigan are using the Munetrix Capital Improvement Manager, watch this video that demonstrates how a commitment to community-wide data literacy can actually serve to restore public trust and confidence in our government institutions.

A Closer Look at the Capital Improvement Manager for Government in Michigan

The Capital Improvement Manager provides countless benefits and features for city managers, supervisors and other planning professionals. The details specs include:

  • Fully detail each project with scope, justification, alignment with goals, and add images to accurately present each project in a clear and polished fashion
  • Quick generating reports that break capital expenditures for any number of years out by department, fund, funding source, priority, and several more
  • Add narrative and background information through easy text attachments while also customizing which projects are shown

Contact us to see a free demo and to learn how the Munetrix Capital Improvement Manager for governments in Michigan is making it easy for cities to eliminate difficult and time-consuming 6-year capital improvement plans through database management. Update all projects on a continuous, as-needed basis.

Education, K-12

Academic Achievement Reporting Software for Schools in Michigan

As educator evaluations and student progress continue to be scrutinized, many public schools are investigating and implementing academic achievement reporting software for schools in Michigan and across the United States.

Educators and administrators are constantly and consistently being asked to do more with less. The Munetrix Academic Module 2.0 is the most comprehensive data analytics solution for educators in one suite of apps, harvesting and contextualizing publicly available data and privately generated data in one powerful combination. 

The Academic Module 2.0 provides districts and schools with unique, holistic academic achievement reporting software for schools in Michigan that empowers districts to analyze all of their data with a single log-in and destination, supporting horizontal succession planning, building institutional knowledge, and workflow management all in one place.

Munetrix collects and aggregates the essential data your school district needs to share its impact on fiscal and academic outcomes. We put the data at your fingertips so you can spend more time on what matters — educating students!

Why Munetrix’s Academic Achievement Reporting Software for Schools in Michigan

In our view, the complete data set comprising performance analytics for schools in Michigan include everything from financial metrics to academic performance

Financial performance analytics solutions include modules for budgeting, chart of accounts planning, forecasting, scenario building, debt management, peer benchmarking and capital improvement management.

Academic achievement reporting software solutions for schools in Michigan should include software modules for student achievement data, progress monitoring and MTSS, educator evaluations, student needs assessments, student reporting data, student migration and enrollment trends, and much more! Ours does.

Both our financial and academic achievement solutions for schools in Michigan are fully integrated with state-of-the-industry interoperability that meet or exceed the latest educational and IT standards. You can now easily see how your school is performing — financially, academically, socio-economically, populationally, educationally — with only a few clicks, and in real time!


If your school district administrators and educators are being tasked with “doing more with less” in keeping pace with today’s educator evaluations metrics, contact us to schedule a demo of our easy-to-use and easy-to implement academic achievement reporting software for schools in Michigan today!