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Case Study: Improving citizen engagement through a cloud-based land records management system

Josh LaRussa is the Register of Deeds Clerk for Chester County, South Carolina. He runs a lean operation and is the only county employee who registers deeds, although he has cross-trained others to cover for him in case he is unavailable. About two years ago, Avenu’s Clearview GRIDS software system started to make Josh’s job easier. GRIDS is a cloud-based record-indexing solution that delivers functionality and peace of mind to those responsible for maintaining all current and historic land records for a county.

Case Study: Digitizing 185 years of Records for the Monroe Co. Coroner’s Office

Nestled in the Poconos, 90 miles from New York City, the historic county has seen significant growth over the last couple decades. Pennsylvania also has one of the longest record retention requirements for coroner’s offices. Storing, preserving, and accessing these documents has become a logistical challenge. The county needed to rent more space to accommodate the additional 1,700 records a year, these documents were subject to decay, and it could take weeks to access them. When Tomas Yanac, Jr. was elected as the county coroner in 2017, he saw this problem and new they needed to digitize county records.

Case Study: Protecting California’s Largest Recreation District

The Hayward Area Recreation and Park District provides recreation services for over 300,000 residents across six jurisdictions near San Francisco, CA. It encompasses a 104 square-mile area, includes over 20 miles of hiking, and even the state’s oldest Japanese garden. Recently, it realized its IT system was woefully inadequate.

CASE STUDY: The Paperless Initiative

How a Countywide Project Tackled over 14 Million Paper Records and Entered the 21st Century

CASE STUDY: How Rolling Hills Estates, California Lowered Costs & Increased Revenue

The business community is a vital part of any local government and managing it successfully is necessary to thrive. Cities have the challenge of businesses not complying through either misunderstanding the regulations or trying to fly under the radar. Non-compliance certainly leads to missing revenue, but what effects does using burdensome paper process have on administration?

CASE STUDY: A History of Partnership

How Avenu Built IT Solutions for the Digital Age

CASE STUDY: Improve Your Budget & Operation Outlook

How the City of Florence Maximized Compliance, Grew Revenues & Streamlined Tax Administration.

CASE STUDY: The Future of Jury Selection

How the Norfolk Circuit Court Increased its Jury Response Rate from 36% to 80%.

What Can Additional Revenue Do for Your Jurisdiction?

Jurisdictions face ever increasing demands for services from the community. Whether it is additional police officers, teachers, mental health services, new schools, or other local demands, funding these priorities is a challenge. Avenu’s Discovery Recovery program supports localities in generating additional revenue without raising taxes. Our budget-neutral approach means no fees are charged until we discover and recover revenue for your local government.

Millions Recovered in Beaumont, TX

In 2010, Beaumont’s leaders partnered with Avenu to explore a different kind of resource: untapped revenue. Starting with a simple hotel audit, they discovered hundreds of thousands of dollars in hotel taxes. The partnership — and its associated revenue stream — continue to grow; with Avenu’s resources, insight, and expertise, Beaumont has tapped into millions in additional hotel taxes, sales and use taxes, and more.