"Imagine a world where every citizen feels empowered and part of their neighborhood. Imagine if everyone trusted and felt taken care of by their local government."
So begins the self-introduction from the folks at SeeClickFix, a Connecticut-based start up that "encourages residents to become citizens by participating in taking care of and improving their neighborhoods".
See - see a non-emergency issue in your neighborhood
Click - open a ticket describing the issue and what can be done to resolve it
Fix - publicly report the issue to everyone for resolution
Talk of the Sound has partnered with SeeClickFix to make their New Rochelle database available to our readers. This is not an exclusive deal and we intend to help the company promote their service to every hyper-local news site in the area. They are already working with the Journal News and we hope to see this become a universal feature of hyper-local/community web sites.
It's simple to use and sets the stage for encourage the City of New Rochelle to monitor the SeeClickFix list and report back when a reported problem has been resolve. So, see something? Click something!
You can see more here or in the lower part of the right rail of this site's home page.