Balancing Act is an easy-to-use online budget simulation that engages stakeholders to help leaders make tough choices.
Show residents a model of the budget and collect their input
Let users estimate taxes paid and see where the money goes
Tap the experience of professionals to work through tough challenges
Share information with residents about your budget and educate them on key financial issues. Receive informed input to help you make the tough choices that are necessary to balance your budget. Let residents experience the same constraints that you face.
Proud of the services you provide to residents with limited resources? Why not give them a receipt? This app asks a few simple questions, estimates taxes paid, and then shows individuals where their tax dollars go.
Balancing Act is offered by Engaged Public, a public sector consulting firm celebrating its 20th year of service. We can help you design and implement strategies for productive conversations with residents using facts and modern, tech-assisted methods so that everyone’s voice is heard.