Albany County, Wyoming is committed to honest budgeting, responsible spending, and financial transparency. In this spirit, the county 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 Albany County.You can analyze financial trends from July 2004 to June 2015 in addition to our current fiscal year in progress.Currently, reports are available for the annual revenue and expenditures, the current year, and General Fund revenues. With time, the availability of additional reports will grow. Also, you are not limited to viewing your county’s financial data online. You can download the data (i.e. in Excel) for offline analysis and even share it on social media.
As we grow with OpenGov and our transparency, Albany County encourages you to ask your financial questions and we will make every attempt to answer with OpenGov reporting.
Sample Albany County Annual Report:
Sample Albany County General Fund Revenue Report:
Sample Albany County Current Year Report:
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Frequently Asked Questions
- What is OpenGov?
- OpenGov is a technology company based in Silicon Valley focused on building the most powerful financial intelligence and transparency platform ever created for governments. We are transforming how state and local governments analyze, share and compare their financial data..
- How do I select the data I want to see?.
- To focus on specific data — like a fund, department, expense type, or any combination — use the menu on the left side panel. The “Broken Down By” drop-down allows you to specify which breakdown you want the graphs and table rows to represent on the graph. You can analyze the expense and revenues data by fund, department, or type.
- Can I select more than fund or departments?
- Yes. Use the Data Filter on the left side panel to make specific selections within the data. The Data Filter shows you the hierarchical relationships of Funds, Departments, and Account Types. You'll notice the title of the graph you are viewing on top along with the account type selector. You can use the filter to see the data of most interest to you.
- How do I see the actual numbers within the graph?
- Hover over any area of the graph to see the actual or budgeted amounts for that period. Or, just scroll down to see a table with detailed information below the graph.
- Why are there sometimes spikes in one year?
- In reviewing multiple years of data, you may see "spikes" in the individual years; this can be due to unexpected expenses, such as a hard winter, equipment failure, a capital project, or a specific event that required additional funds. You can drill-down into our OpenGov platform to learn more about where exactly those expense or revenues are categorized.
- Can I save the data I am looking at?
- Yes, there are Share and Download buttons in the upper right corner. You can share any view on a social network or by email. There are also options to download the displayed data in .csv spreadsheet and .png image formats. Additionally, you can copy and paste the url at the top of the page you are viewing.
- How do I learn more about government accounting?
- Use the Help menu on the top right corner to navigate to the “Budget 101” primer to learn more about multi-fund accounting.
- I have a question. How do I contact my organization?
- Use the Help menu on the top right corner to navigate to the “Contact” option to send a message to your organization.
- Where can you find OpenGov?