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Linkhttp://www.portlandonline.com/shared/cfm/image.cfm?id=275696http://www.memphistn.gov/portals/0/pdf_forms/MayorsTransparencyExecutiveOrder.pdfhttp://www.lexingtonky.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=16343http://www.phila.gov/data/executive-order/http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/narr/foia/open_data_executiveorder.htmlhttps://gist.github.com/rebeccawilliams/6311204http://louisvilleky.gov/government/mayor-greg-fischer/read-open-data-executive-orderhttp://www.scribd.com/doc/171673962/Resolution-Establishing-An-Open-Data-Policy-For-The-City-Of-Oakland-For-Making-Public-Data-Available-In-Machine-Readable-Formats-Using-Open-Data-Standhttps://pittsburgh.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=1632976&GUID=C476BBD1-7CD9-4ED2-8A16-B7ECA89F4D40&Options=ID%7CText%7C&Search=open+data&FullText=1https://github.com/cityofchattanooga/Chattanooga-Open-Data-Policy/blob/master/Open%20Data%20Policy.mdhttp://www.jacksonms.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=443
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=708&PageID=224602&mode=2&contentid=http://pubcontent.state.pa.us/publishedcontent/publish/cop_general_government_operations/oa/oa_portal/omd/p_and_p/executive_orders/2010_2019/items/2016_07.html
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WHEREAS, the City of Porlland is committed to engaging the community by working with
citizens, soliciting their ideas, input, and creative energy; and
WHEREAS, the people's defense from government corruption is reasonable and timely access to the public's records and direct contact with public officials; andWHEREAS, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is committed to engaging the community by working with citizens and soliciting their ideas, input and creative energy; andWHEREAS, the City of Philadelphia is committed to creating a high level of openness and transparency in government;WHEREAS, The City of Chicago is committed to creating an unprecedented level of transparency, honesty and accountability to the public in City governmentWHEREAS, this Administration is committed to timely and consistent publication of data consistent with the Indiana Access to Public Records Act (APRA) which is essential to open and effective governmentWHEREAS, Metro Government is the catalyst for creating a world-class city that provides its citizens with safe and vibrant neighborhoods, great jobs, a strong system of education and innovation, and a high quality of life; andWHEREAS, the City of Oakland is committed to using technology to foster open, transparent, and accessible government ("Open Government") ; andWHEREAS, the government of the City of Pittsburgh seeks to provide its citizens with safe and vibrant neighborhoods, great jobs, a strong system of education and innovation, and a high quality of life; andWHEREAS, the City of Chattanooga (the "City") is committed to improving the community by fostering open, transparent, valuable, effective, accountable, and accessible government functions; and,WHEREAS, the adoption of open data improves the provision of citizen services, increases transparency and access to public information, and enhances coordination and efficiencies among City of Jackson (“City”) departments, divisions, and partner organizationsWHEREAS, Commonwealth agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction (the “Enterprise”) obtain, create, and store significant amounts of data; and
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WHEREAS, the City of Poltland is committed to using technology to foster open, transparent, and accessible government; and WHEREAS, existing policies and practices of Memphis City Government and the actions of city officials and employees should necessarily adhere to high standards which fend off the appearance of impropriety while instilling trust and confidence of citizens in local government; andWHEREAS, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government is committed to using technology to foster open, transparent and accessible government; andWHEREAS, the three principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration form the cornerstone of an open governmentWHEREAS, Timely and consistent publication of public information and data is an essential component of an open and effective governmenWHEREAS, this Administration seeks to empower the citizens of South Bend to participate in governance by providing easy and open access to maximum public data and information consistent with APRA;WHEREAS, it should be easy to do business with Metro Government. Online government interactions mean more convenient services for citizens and businesses and online government interactions improve the cost effectiveness and accuracy of government operationsWHEREAS, the City of Oakland collects or generates data that is legally accessible to the public ("City Data"); andWHEREAS, the adoption of open data improves provision of services, increases transparency and access to public information, and enhances coordination and efficiencies among departments and partner organizations across the public, nonprofit, and private sectors; andWHEREAS, by removing barriers to data, the City of Chattanooga seeks to develop opportunities for civic engagement, economic development, commerce, and increased investment; andWHEREAS, much of the data collected by the City is stored within each Department, impeding the ability to aggregate, analyze and synthesize it to better allocate public resourcesWHEREAS, these public stores of data have many potential public and private uses, including use as “open data” (i.e. publicly available data structured in a way that enables the data to be fully available and usable by end users); and
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WHEREAS, by sharing data fieely, the City of Portland seeks to develop opportunities for economic development, comrnerce, increased investment, and civic engagement for Citizens of the Portland region; and WHEREAS, a public commitment by the Office of the Mayor to open government, transparency and establishment of new standards will facilitate the expansion of the public's access to its government;WHEREAS, by sharing data freely, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government seeks to develop opportunities for economic development, commerce, increased investment and civic engagement for citizens of Lexington and the surrounding region; andWHEREAS, the City’s participation as a founding and vital partner in the open data consortium has provided a model for transparency on which the City should continue to buildWHEREAS, When coupled with an interactive mechanism that will enable the public to provide feedback to the City on the quality of its published information and enable the City to respond to the feedback it receives, the timely online publication of public data will empower Chicago’s residents by providing them with information necessary to participate in government in a meaningful manner, to assist in identifying possible solutions to pressing governmental problems, and to promote innovative strategies for social progress and economic growthWHEREAS, the City of South Bend whenever possible shall procure technology and use efficient processes which advance the goal of making public data and information open and available consistent with APRA through the use of open data standards and formats; andWHEREAS, an open government also makes certain that every aspect of the built environment also has reliable digital descriptions available to citizens and entrepreneurs for deep engagement mediated by smart devicesWHEREAS, by publishing such data more freely, the City of Oakland seeks to improve government service delivery, develop opportunities and insights for promoting economic development, commerce, increased investment, civic engagement and strengthening our community; andWHEREAS, it should be easy to do business with the City of Pittsburgh. Online government interactions mean more convenient services for citizens and businesses and online government interactions improve the cost-effectiveness and accuracy of government operations; andWHEREAS, the City of Chattanooga commits to working to enable data captured and used by the City to be more easily accessible by people and advanced technologies and applications ("Machines"), while at the same time protecting the privacy rights and personal safety of others; andWHEREAS, access to public information promotes a higher level of civic engagement and allows citizens to provide valuable feedback to government officials regarding local issues; andWHEREAS, these public stores of data have many potential public and private uses, including use as “open data” (i.e. publicly available data structured in a way that enables the data to be fully available and usable by end users); and
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WHEREAS, publishing structured standardized data in machine readable formats creates new opportunities for information from different sources to be combined and visualized in new and unexpected ways, for niche markets to be identified and developed, and for Citizens to browse, interpret and draw attention to trends or issues with greater efficiency; and WHEREAS, publishing structured standardized data in machine readable formats creates new opportunities for information from different sources to be combined and visualized in new and unexpected ways, for niche markets to be identified and developed, and for citizens to browse, interpret and draw attention to trends or issues with greater efficiency; andWHEREAS, more City data sets should be published and made available via an Open Data Portal which will provide access to information and a mechanism for public feedback and participationWHEREAS, The City of Chicago’s Department of Innovation and Technology is uniquely qualified to work with other city agencies to expand public access to information that is not protected by privacy law; to make that information freely available online in a machine-readable, open format that can be easily retrieved, downloaded, indexed, sorted, searched, analyzed and reused utilizing readily available Web search applications and software;WHEREAS, the City of South Bend’s Division of Information and Technologies is positioned to work with other City agencies to find and provide access to public data and information; to make that information freely available online in a machine-readable, open format, which can be easily retrieved, downloaded, indexed, sorted, searched, analyzed and reused utilizing readily available Web search applications and software; andWHEREAS, every citizen has the right to prompt, efficient service from Metro GovernmentWHEREAS, proactively publishing City Data is a foundation of Open Government and is consistent with laws regarding residents' right to access public information as well as privacy laws that have been outlined by the California Public Records Act (Gov. Code §6250, et seq.) and the Oakland Sunshine Ordinance (Oakland Municipal Code §2.20.180.C.);and;WHEREAS, every citizen has the right to prompt, efficient service from the City of Pittsburgh; andWHEREAS, the adoption of open standards improves transparency of government functions, access to public information, and improved coordination and efficiencies among organizations across the public, non-profit, and private sectors; andWHEREAS, every citizen has the right to prompt, efficient service from the governmentWHEREAS, data development and investment efforts should be prioritized and coordinated across the Enterprise to maximize efficiency and cost effectiveness, enhance information sharing and technology compatibility through standardization, and reduce expenditures for research and development; and
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WHEREAS the adoption of open standards improves transparency, access to public information, and improved coordination and efficiencies among bureaus and partner organizations across the public, non-profit and private sectors; and WHEREAS, the adoption of open standards improves transparency, access to public information and improved coordination and efficiencies among agencies and partner organizations across the public, non¬profit and private sectors; andWHEREAS, the demands of an across-the-board open government framework require the dedication of a new position, of Chief Data Officer, to direct these initiativesWHEREAS, this Administration seeks to develop a culture which supports the provision and use of open data.WHEREAS, the adoption of open standards improves transparency, access to public information and improved coordination and efficiencies among Departments and partner organizations across the public, nonprofit and private sectorsWHEREAS, publishing structured standardized data in machine readable formats creates new opportunities for information from different sources to be combined and visualized in new and innovative ways, for niche markets to be identified and developed, and for citizens, policymakers and public servants to browse, interpret and draw attention to trends or issues with greater efficiency; andWHEREAS, by publishing structured standardized data in machine-readable formats, the City of Pittsburgh seeks to encourage the local software community to develop software applications and tools to collect, organize, and share public data in new and innovative ways; andWHEREAS, the City of Chattanooga commits to strive for a future in which important government data and information will be open data by defaultWHEREAS, this policy also will facilitate the proactive provision of information currently sought through Public Records Act requestsWHEREAS, private enterprises obtaining, creating and storing data have similar needs for efficiency and standardization, and can both benefit from and assist in these efforts; and
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WHEREAS, the City of Poltland seeks to encourage the local software community to develop software applications and tools to collect, organize, and share public data in new and innovative ways; and WHEREAS, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government seeks to encourage the local software community to develop software applications and tools to collect, organize and share public data in new and innovative ways; andWHEREAS, social media tools have become a part of everyday life for City employees and City residents, such that social media can be a means of increasing government transparency and civic engagementWHEREAS, by publishing structured standardized data in machine readable formats the Louisville Metro Government seeks to encourage the local software community to develop software applications and tools to collect, organize, and share public record data in new and innovative waysWHEREAS the use of open data exchange standards improves transparency, access to public information, and improved coordination and efficiencies among organizations across the public, non-profit and private sectors; andWHEREAS, The Greater Pittsburgh region shares common infrastructure, economy, and history, so sharing information freely and collaboratively will bring greater success for all area municipalities and citizens. The City of Pittsburgh seeks to be a leader and convener in our region around issues of data sharing and best practices; andWHEREAS, in commitment to these objections, the City will consider public information to be open and will proactively publish data consistent with applicable public records lawWHEREAS, it is essential that the Commonwealth utilize a central organization to govern, evaluate, coordinate, and improve Enterprise data development, open data planning and cooperation, research, project prioritization, investment, and effectiveness; and
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WHEREAS, Software applications and tools that enable Citizens to access, visualize, and analyze public information will prornote greater civic engagement and encourage Citizens to provide feedback on local issues; and WHEREAS, software applications and tools that enable citizens to access, visualize and analyze public information will promote greater civic engagement and encourage citizens to provide feedback on local issues.WHEREAS, timetables should be established for development and implementation of an overall Open Government Plan to enhance and develop transparency, public participation, and collaboration in all City activitiesWHEREAS, in commitment to the spirit of Open Government, Louisville Metro Government will consider public information to be open by default and will proactively publish data and data containing information, consistent with the Kentucky Open Meetings and Open Records ActWHEREAS, the City of Oakland seeks to encourage the local community to develop software applications and tools to collect, organize, and share City Data in new and innovative ways that benefit both residents and government; andWHEREAS, in commitment to the Spirit of Open Government, the City of Pittsburgh will consider public information to be open by default and will proactively publish data and data containing information, subject to the requirements and non-discretionary limitations upon the disclosure of data as set forth in the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act, 65 Pa. C.S. §§701 et seq., the Pennsylvania Right-To-Know Law (RTKL), 65 P.S. §§67.101 et seq., and any other applicable state or federal law or regulation.WHEREAS, information technologies, including web-based and other Internet applications and services, are an essential means for Open Government, and good government generallyWHEREAS, The Administrative Code of 1929 (Act 1929-175, P.L. 177, as amended), at Sections 501 and 502 (71 P.S. §§ 181, 182), requires administrative departments and several independent and departmental administrative boards to coordinate their work and activities with other departments, boards, and commissions; and
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V/HEREAS, the Portland region is a global leader of the Open Source Software industry, with leading foundations, businesses, and professionals located in and around Portland; and WHEREAS, software applications and tools that enable residents, policymakers and public servants to access, visualize, and analyze public information will encourage feedback on local issues; andWHEREAS, the protection of privacy, confidentiality and security will be maintained as a paramount priority while also advancing the government's transparency and accountability through open dataWHEREAS, the confidentiality, security and privacy requirements associated with Commonwealth data and facilities must remain a priority in all open data, data governance and data development efforts;
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WHEREAS, supporting and encouraging the development of Open Source Software curricula in Portland area educational institutions will result in a "Culture of Openness" that will enable Portland to increase the momentum behind its efforts for the foreseeable future; and WHEREAS, on April 30, 2012, the City Council approved Resolution No. 83824 directing the City Administrator to prepare a report identifying the costs and benefits of implementing an open data system and analyzing the steps to implement such a system, and
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WHEREAS, Open Source Software can enable the City of Portland to use, copy, customize and redistribute software it deploys for government services; and WHEREAS, on June 20, 2012, staff returned to the Council with an Open Data System Implementation Report that outlined the implementation and planning of an Open Data system, identifying and prioritizing data, costs associated with developing an Open Data portal and a timeline for implementation; and
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WHEREAS, the City of Poltland will consider Open Source Software as a potential alternative to existing commercial software solutions in its purchasing and contracting decisions; and WHEREAS, on January 31, 2013 the City of Oakland launched an Open Data portal at data.oaklandnet.com. as the central repository for the City of Oakland's public data; and
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WHEREAS, the City will promote the creation and continued evolution of innovative Open ' Source Software solutions to meet civic needs;WHEREAS, the City of Oakland was one of ten cities awarded a partnership with Code for America in 2013, providing the opportunity to share and expand technology with other jurisdictions across the nation;
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