OpenGov Financial Reports

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The City of Lincoln is committed to honest budgeting, responsible spending, and financial
transparency. In this spirit, the City has partnered with OpenGov to provide its citizens
and stakeholders with the Financial Transparency Portal. The portal is designed to bring
visibility, openness, and accountability to our operations.

This site provides you the opportunity to view, filter, and analyze revenue, expense, and
balance sheet financial data for The City of Lincoln. You can analyze financial trends and download the data (i.e in Excel) for offline analysis.

OpenGov How-to-Guide:

OpenGov allows you to explore budget and historical finances in a simple graphical user interface.

  • You'll notice the title of the Report you are viewing in the top left corner
  • Click on Saved on the left-hand side to view a list of common views on each report
  • Select Filter to display key menus, Use show drop-down to select data of most interest
  • Use the Broken Down By drop-down to specify the category you would like the data organized
  • Use the Search function within each filter to find exactly what you are looking for
  • There are five different types of visual representation of the data
    • A stacked percentage graph to see percentage over time
    • A stacked line graph to visualize overall trends over time
    • A line graph overlaying each trend over time
    • A pie chart to view ratios and proportions over time
    • A bar chart comparing trends and percentage breakdowns over time
  • Below any chart or graph, you can view a Table detailing the financial information in the chart

OpenGov Company Overview:

OpenGov is the market leader for government financial transparency, data visualization, and business intelligence software. OpenGov’s cloud-­based financial analysis platform enables governments to collaborate more effectively, make smarter data­‐driven decisions, and build trust and engagement through greater transparency. The company currently serves over 250 municipal governments across 36 states, ranging from large counties and cities like Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, and Miami, to mid­‐size cities including Anaheim and Fort Lauderdale, as well as numerous small cities, school districts and special districts.

For more information on OpenGov and to access this information, please visit:

lincolnca.opengov