Thursday, February 28, 2019
WEBSITE UPDATE: Our website is undergoing a new look and feel and we will begin unveiling various updated pages over the next few months, starting with our user login page!
The new login page will go live on Saturday, March 2nd at 10:00 am EST
There's nothing you have to do as functionality will remain the same but we just wanted to give you a heads up!
If you have any comments, questions or concerns regarding these updates, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2019 Blended Enrollment count and 2019 Foundation Allowances have been loaded from the 1/22/2019 State Aid Report. You might consider registering for our 2018 Year-in-Review webinar on January 31 where we will be analyzing the 2019 numbers as well as the statewide 2018 FID data.
Monday, January 7, 2019
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2018 statewide FID files have been loaded. We have saved any 2018 records you may have entered. These records will be found in 2018 Scenario "D".
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE: In order to improve your experience with Munetrix, we will be performing routine maintenance on Munetrix.com on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (EST).
If you will be adding or editing data in Munetrix, please complete your work and log out prior to the above start time.
Please note that during this 5-hour maintenance window, website functionality will be intermittent but will resume around 2:30 pm on Saturday, November 10th. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to improve your Munetrix experience!
Friday, August 24, 2018
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: We have updated the data for the percent of student graduates who have achieved 24 college credits (in 12, 16, 24 & 36 months). We added the most recent year (2015-2016) and updated the values for the others (2013, 2014 & 2015). You can view the analysis in your Peer Group Academic Achievement reports.
Monday, May 14, 2018
Upload Functionality Under Maintenance: The system's upload capability for documents and signatures is currently under maintenance. Functionality should return by 5/15/18.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
WEBSITE MAINTENANCE - May 10-13, 2018: We are making some server upgrades to improve system performance and security. To do this we need to put our system into read-only mode from Thursday, May 10th at 6:00 pm through Sunday, May 13th. During this time you will still have the ability to view data and reports. Edit capabilities will be restored by Monday, May 14th. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve our product.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2017 - 2018 Nonresident Student Migration data has been loaded for Michigan Schools. You can study the results in your "Student Migration" app.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
WEBSITE MAINTENCE - MARCH 22-23, 2018: We are running some stress testing on the system in an active (workday) environment in order to get real time feedback on system performance and to allow us to test the security updates that have recently been incorporated. We normally do this type of work at night or over the weekend, but the need to do it with active users was critical. We apologize for any inconvenience, and "bugginess" you might experience. The end result will be stronger code that addresses the continuing threat of security breaches, especially with the addition of student data. If you are having any issues with a function, please call us at 248-499-8355 or email email@example.com. Thank you for your patience while we improve the product even more.
Saturday, March 3, 2018
ALABAMA SCHOOLS: The district-wide Student Enrollment counts and Free & Reduced Lunch counts have been loaded through 2018.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: 2017 FID files for every District, PSA, and ISD in Michigan have been loaded to Munetrix. The 2017 School Fiscal Indicator Scores have also been calculated for the entire state.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or use the floating help button to submit any questions or concerns regarding your 2017 FID data.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE: In order to improve your experience with Munetrix, we will be performing routine maintenance on Munetrix.com on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (EST).
If you will be adding or editing data in Munetrix, please complete your work and log out prior to the above start time.
Please note that during this 6-hour maintenance window, website functionality will be intermittent but will resume around 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 5th. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to improve your Munetrix experience!
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: We have loaded the statewide crime data for 2016. This will populate your Crimes against Persons, Property, Society and Other.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: In anticipation of the Dec. 1 Revenue Sharing deadline, Munetrix will be scheduling several webinars on using specific apps and features related to the compliance requirements. Email invitations will be sent to registered users. Webinars will also be listed in Resources and the webinar landing page: munetrix.com/land/webinars/. All recordings and slides will also be posted in resources. If you would like to schedule one-on-one training, please contact email@example.com.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2017 - 2018 Public Safety Drill placeholders have been inserted for all buildings. Also, the additional Tornado placeholder drill has been inserted for all buildings identified as having Child Care in a K-12 building. A new report has been added to audit the compliance of your 2018 drills. The 2017 audit report is still available as well.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
FLORIDA MUNICIPALITIES: The 2015 detailed Revenues and Expenditures have been batch loaded for all Cities, Towns, Villages and Counties in Florida. The data has been provided by the Florida Department of Treasury.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2017 REP data has been loaded. This will provide the staffing trends through 2017 and the Staffing Projections chart for 2017.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: Loaded the 2017 school enrollment by building by grade. The Enrollment Projection algorithm and chart can now project enrollments beginning in 2018. The 2022 Kindergarten projection requires the 2016 county birth rate that has yet to be released. Therefore the 2022 Kindergarten projection will be listed as N/A.
Friday, February 10, 2017
MICHIGAN: The 2016 statewide school financial detail FID files have been uploaded for every District, PSA, and ISD in Michigan. The 2016 Fiscal Scores have also been calculated. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your 2016 data, please contact us.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: Reminder - School Transparency Reporting Compliance is due by December 1. If you have any questions or would like assitance, please contact us at 248-499-8355.
Friday, October 21, 2016
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The new stated-mandated transparency group header for teacher and administrator evaluation tools has been added to the list of Transparency headers. The header is named "Educator Evaluation Systems Postings and Assurances". To upload these documents, go to My Profile > School Documents and click 'Add New'. The Transparency audit report has been updated accordingly.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: Not later than September 15 of each school year, the chief administrator of a school that operates any of grades kindergarten to 12, or his or her designee, shall provide a list of the scheduled drill days for the school buildings operated by the school, school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy to the county emergency management coordinator appointed under section 9 of the emergency management act, 1976 PA 390, MCL 30.409.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2016 M-Step data has been loaded into the Academic Achievement DataXplorer. You can access this chart from the "Manage Buildings" app or the "Academic Achievement" link in your Premium Reports.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
MICHIGAN: 2015 Crime data has been loaded for all municiplaities in Michigan. Totals are loaded for Crimes against People, Property, Socitey & Other.
Friday, March 25, 2016
FLORIDA MUNICIPALITIES: The 2014 statewide fiscal scores have been deployed. The 2014 detailed Revenues, Expenditures and Debt have been loaded from the state's portal. The Fund Balance detail has been pulled from CAFR's.
Friday, March 4, 2016
MICHIGAN: The 2015 statewide school financial detail FID files have been uploaded. The 2015 Fiscal Scores have also been calculated.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: Several Munetrix training webinars have been scheduled over the next few months. Please visit the 'Upcoming Webinars' section on the Resources page to see the full listing and to register.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: Several Munetrix training webinars have been scheduled over the next few months. Please visit the 'Upcoming Webinars' section on the Resources page to see the full listing and to register.
Monday, November 23, 2015
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: School Transparency Compliance Due December 1. This year, late compliance will cost you money!
Monday, November 23, 2015
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: Revenue Sharing Compliance Due December 1st. Please contact us if you have not yet submitted your report and require assistance.
Monday, November 2, 2015
MICHIGAN: The 2015 Taxable Values have been loaded for both Municipalities and School Districts. The values have been made available by the Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: The 2014 Governmental Activities Long-term Debt values have been loaded from the State's Audited Procedures Report (APR). The 2014 Fiscal Scores have been recalculated
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
MICHIGAN: The 2014 crime data from the Michigan State Police has been updated to your records. You can now see crime statistics for 2014 at the local unit level, county level, and region level.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
MICHIGAN MUNICIPALITIES: The 2014 traffic crash data has been updated and you can include these items in your Dashboard under the Public Safety header. The three values updated are Traffic Crashes with Fatalities, Injuries, and Property Only. Crash data has been updated at the local unit level as well as by County and Regional Councils of Governments
Friday, July 10, 2015
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The new stated-mandated transparency group headers have been added with the Required flag set to Yes (Procurement Policy and Expense Reimbursement Policy). The Check Register header has been renamed to "Accounts Payable Check Register". The Transparency audit report has been updated accordingly.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2016 Public Safety Drill placeholders have been inserted for the 10 required drills for each building. The Analysis report has been automatically advanced to check for 2015 - 2016 compliance.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2015 staffing REP report data has been uploaded. Your Pupil to Staff Reports, Staffing Trend Charts, and Staffing Projection Analysis Reports can now be run for the 2014 - 2015 school year.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: We have loaded the 2014 FID files for every District, PSA, and ISD in Michigan. We also reloaded the 2014 Foundation allowances. The 2014 Fiscal Indicator Scores have been calculated for the entire state and is available in the Munetrix DIRECTORY.
Monday, November 24, 2014
ALABAMA SCHOOLS: The 2015 enrollment as well as Free and Reduced Lunch counts have been batch loaded for all Alabama Schools.
Friday, November 7, 2014
MICHIGAN TAXABLE VALUES: The 2014 Michigan Taxable Values have been uploaded for all Municipalities and School Districts. The data source is through our reciprocal relationship with the Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan. Your Taxable Values will relate directly to the Direct and Overlapping Debt Report that you can generate from your Munetrix home page.
Monday, August 18, 2014
MICHIGAN: The census population estimates for 2011, 2012 & 2013 have been updated for all municipalities in Michigan.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
MICHIGAN SCHOOL EDITION: We have loaded the 2014 REP report data. This will populate your reports for staffing trends and projections.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
SCHOOL EDITION: We have added a feature for your narratives. Any narrative you have created for "General Fund" and "All Years" will now appear on your home page as well as the footer of approproiate reports. A good example can be found on the home of the Marquette Area Public Schools.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
MICHIGAN SCHOOLS: The 2013 Fall MEAP scores have been batch loaded for all schools. You will now have MEAP scores for 2008 - 2014 for your dynamic dashboards.
Friday, March 21, 2014
SCHOOL EDITION: The 2013 FID files have been uploaded for all School Districts, ISD's, and Public School Academies in Michigan. The 2013 FIscal Scores have been calculated and posted.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
TAXABLE VALUES - have been updated for Schools as well as Municipalities. The values are now synchronized with the Municipal Advisory Council of Michigan (MAC). When you run your report titled "Direct, Indirect and Overlapping Debt" report the taxable values will agree with the values you see on your Munetrix home page. This is made available by our partneship with the MAC.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
SCHOOL EDITION: You can now point your MI School Data link in Transparency Reporting directly to your filtered data on the State's website rather than leave your citizens to their own devices for navigating the State's complex site. Here is a short video that explains how: https://vimeo.com/85037260
Monday, January 13, 2014
SCHOOL EDITION: You can now print a 3-year, year-to-year comparison of Revenues, Expenditure and Fund Balance. This will be particularly useful for transparency reporting. The report is available at the bottom of any Annual Data page.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
DEBT DETAIL: The Long-term Debt Detail reports will begin with the fiscal year that is the most recent year with a status of Actual, Unaudited, Audited, or Historic. Previously the year had to have a status of Historic.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
SCHOOL EDITION: When uploading FID files, you no longer need to have all three files. You can upload just Revenues, Expenditures or Statement of Position files separately. Keep in mind the upload will first delete whatever is stored for the year. Also, the Fiscal Score algorithm will be run automatically at the completion of the FID upload. You can now upload ZIP files as part of your Budget & Transparency compliance.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
DEBT DETAIL: Due to a request from the Department of Treasury, we have added "Internal Service Funds" and "Water Revenue" to the pick list of repayment sources. When adding or editing debt obligations you can now select from these new options when identifying the repayment source.
Thursday, September 26, 2013
MUNICIPAL EDITION: We recently learned that Microsoft's IE v8.0 browser has conflicts with the EVIP Category 1 Wizard. The IE8 browser is omitting the first few pages of the compliance package. If you experince this problem we can run the report for you or you can try any other browser. Let us know how we can help.
Monday, September 23, 2013
LOCAL UNIT COMMENTS: What was previously referred to as Local Unit-specific comments have been renamed "Narrative." All your Narratives can now be managed from a sinlge location; the "Narrative" tab in your "My Profile" user's corner.
Friday, September 13, 2013
DEBT DETAIL: The Debt Detail reports now adjust for your local unit's fiscal year and will report by fiscal year. The payment schedule due dates should be entered as the actual date and the Munetrix Debt Detail module will translate the payments into the proper fiscal year.
Friday, August 30, 2013
DEBT DETAIL: For all users who have been entering your Debt Detail records we have made a change to the method of entering dates. We removed the calendar pop up for selecting a date. You now must type dates into the Date Issuance field and Debt Payment Due Date field using the format yyyy-mm-dd.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
DEBT DETAIL: A new module has been added to Munetrix for storing, reporting and analyzing Long-term Debt Detail. This capability has become a compliance requirement for both Municipalities and Schools. For Municipalities it is required for EVIP Category 1 compliance and for Schools it is required for Best Practices compliance. You will find the debt detail data entry grid at the bottom of your local unit's home page in Munetrix. Only licensed users with the role of Fiscal Editor will see the debt detail data grid.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
SCHOOL EDITION: The state-wide data for College Readiness, Dropout Rate and Graduation Rate have been uploaded for 2010 - 2012. These can automatically be added to your dashboards to display the three year trend as required by the best practices compliance requirements.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
MUNICIPAL EDITION: The new fiscal scoring algorithm has been implemented and every municiplaity has been recalculated from 2006 - 2015.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
SCHOOL EDITION: The 2012 FID files for the entire state of Michigan have been loaded for all School Districts, ISD's, and Punlic School Academies. The 2012 data record has been set to Historc and will be read only.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
MUNICIPAL EDITION: Batch loaded from Treasury 2012 F65 detail data and 2012 Auditing Procedures Report for municipalities with fiscal year ends of January - June and 2011 F65 detail data and Auditing Procedures Report data for municipalities with fiscal year ends of July - December.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION: You can now filter data and charts by Fund Code, Function Code and choose charts by Amount or Percent.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION: Users can now upload FID data files using the "My Profile" link. Munetrix will accept either CSV, TXT or XML file formats.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION: The 2012 and 2013 Enrollment (Blended FTE) numbers have been updated.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION: The order of fields on the annual data grid has been changed so the Fund Balance follows the Operating Revenues and Expenses
Saturday, December 1, 2012
MUNICIPAL EDITION: The order of fields on the annual data grid has been changed so the Fund Balance follows the Operating Revenues and Exoenses
Saturday, October 27, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION: A new revenue category has been added titled, Other Financing Sources. The new category includes Report 1022 Lines 590 - 599. The lines have been removed from Incoming Transfers and Other Transactions which now includes Report 1022 Lines 500 - 552.
Friday, September 7, 2012
The statewide crime data from the Michigan State Police has been uploaded into Munetrix. The data is categorized as Crime Offenses against People, Property, Society and Others.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Munetrix is being moved to a new web server this weekend. As a licensed fiscal editor, you may have a brief period of time where you will not be able to edit your municipal or school data.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Munetrix now has a complete online help manual available. Click on the Help
link in your User's Corner (top-right corner of the screen)
Monday, May 21, 2012
MUNICIPALITIES: Batch loaded updated Taxable Value amounts for 2010 and 2011 with a file from the Department of Treasury. These values include both Real and Personal Property Tax.
Friday, April 6, 2012
SCHOOL EDITION - The 2011 Department of Education FID data has been batch loaded for all School Districts and Public School Academies..
Monday, December 12, 2011
The 2010 - 2011 school district enrollments have been batch loaded into Munetrix. This means that your municipal dashboards will now compare school district enrollment as: Current Year 2010-2011 versus Prior Year 2009-2010. Due to the current state of school financing, enrollment is a significant factor for the fiscal health of a district.
Monday, November 14, 2011
All training tutorials, recorded webinar & supporting documents have been added to the Resources link for EVIP Phase #2 Compliance
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
We are in the process of enhancing the performance dashboard and would like your input. Click here
to give us your feedback.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
It has come to our attention that the State Department of Treasury, after reviewing some EVIP compliance packages, has requested a note on the dashboard of communities that do not have Pension or OPEB programs. The Pension and OPEB notes that are already part of Munetrix are now displayed on the bottom of the dashboard as well as in the footer of the Pension and OPEB charts. We have created a training video
that will help you edit these footnotes.
Monday, August 29, 2011
You will notice that a new link titled "Resources" is available in the users corner in the top right. This link will include recorded webinars, support documents and relative news links.
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
As a result of feedback from the Munetrix User Group, the Annual Data Status label "Audited" has been changed to "Historic." Your 2006 - 2010 data is now labeled "Historic" and locked as read-only. You can now label your 2011 data, for example, as "Audited" and still be able to edit the data.
Monday, August 15, 2011
The 2010 F65 data has been loaded into Munetrix for 1,806 Michigan municipalities. This load includes Revenues, Expenses, Total Debt and Fund Equity (Undesignated, Designated and Reserved).
Saturday, August 13, 2011
When calculating a Fiscal Distress score for years 2011 and beyond, the algorithm has been modified so that the 2010 population census number is the basis for the Population Growth score as opposed to the 2000 Census population for years 2010 and earlier.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Batch loaded the 2010 US Census population numbers for all municipalities in Michigan
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Batch loaded 7 years of school district enrollment data for the state of Michigan
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Batch loaded the 2009 Fiscal Distress scores for all reported municipalities in Michigan
Sunday, December 5, 2010
Batch loaded 2009 Taxable values for all municipalities in Michigan
Saturday, November 27, 2010
Batch loaded 2009 F65 data for all municipalities in Michigan
Monday, May 10, 2010
Munetrix website goes live to the public