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SeeClickFix Grows Into Role Helping Towns Manage Storm Response

SeeClickFix Grows Into Role Helping Towns Manage Storm Response

CT News Junkie, May 17, 2018

by Jack Kramer

It isn’t just public works crews and utility workers who have had little sleep since Tuesday’s late-afternoon storm hit Connecticut — New Haven-based SeeClickFix has been swamped helping municipalities deal with power outages and downed trees. was originally built as a disruptive way for constituents to report nuisance, non-emergency problems to government officials, and to hold them accountable. The company has since grown out of its New Haven origins to cover thousands of towns and neighborhoods both in the United States and across the world. In the past year SeeClickFix software has become a critical tool to help hurricane-ravaged areas in Texas and Florida.

But on Tuesday and Wednesday, SeeClickFix’s 35 workers were doing their best much closer to their Chapel Street office.

“The volume of requests definitely increases during a storm,” SeeClickFix co-founder and CEO Ben Berkowitz said Wednesday. “The photos that come in are typically staggering.”

“We’ll see more (requests) over the coming days if the clean-up takes a while,” Berkowitz added.

SeeClickFix allows users to report non-emergency problems from downed trees to clogged sewers to graffiti, potholes, or even chronic speeding. They can use either the mobile app or a desktop web browser. Local officials monitor the site and receive notifications in order to respond to problems reported, and also directly to the person reporting.

While SeeClickFix initially aligned itself as a free tool for news organizations and residents, today it pays most of its bills by working with municipalities directly — contracting with them as a request and work management software system to find and solve neighborhood problems.

Municipalities have willingly signed on with SeeClickFix after finding the company does a better job than cities themselves handling citizen complaints.

Among its nine Connecticut clients is the town of Hamden, which signed up with SeeClickFix a few months ago.

Hamden was one of the town’s hit hardest by Tuesday’s storm.

The National Weather Service sent a team to assess damage in Connecticut, with a focus on Hamden, Brookfield, Cheshire, Danbury, Durham, Bethany, New Milford, Newtown, Oxford, Ridgefield, Southbury, and Winsted.

Hamden's experience back to top

Hamden Mayor Curt Leng kept residents updated on road closings and power outages on social media.

On the town’s website page, a statement late Wednesday said: “The Storm Management Team met this afternoon to begin to plan steps for recovery. It has been determined that Northern Hamden has received heavier damage than originally suspected. Over 150 trees have been ripped down in Northern Hamden.”

“The Mayor has been in contact with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro in getting assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),” the town’s website said.

The storm killed two people. One man in Danbury died when a tree fell on his vehicle. A 41-year-old woman also was killed in New Fairfield during the storms, according to state police. They said a 3-year-old child who was with her did not appear to be hurt.

The storms that moved through Connecticut pelted cars and homes with hail, took down trees, and showed signatures of a possible tornado in some towns. At least one confirmed tornado occurred in the Oxford area.

Power remained out for more than 86,000 Eversource and United Illuminating customers late Wednesday.

SeeClickFix tool centers around a web-based map that displays all user comments. Users may add comments, suggest resolutions, or add video or picture documentation.

“SeeClickFix is only as successful as its city partners,” Berkowitz said. “As such they bear the brunt of the extra work.”

“That said, the SeeClickFix technology does a ton to reduce the added communications burden and confusion for citizens and city officials,” Berkowitz added.

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11/30/17 Older and Safer -- Greenwich Planning to Care for Aging Population
05/10/18 On Bipartisan vote, Connecticut Bans Bump Stocks
12/03/15 OP-ED | State‘s Tax Panel Must Resolve Residents’ Biggest Tax Problem—The Property Tax
04/07/17 Open Door Policy: New London Schools Embrace Immigrant Community
10/14/16 Open Space: Ridgefield Tackling Boundary Violations
09/28/17 Opinion: Legislating Connecticut Pension Reform Necessary
04/26/19 Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education Preached
09/17/18 Opioid Deaths Increasing As Connecticut Struggles To Find Money To Fight Crisis
06/02/16 Opioid Epidemic Fueling Hospitalizations, Hospital Costs
01/26/16 OPM Secretary: No Tax Increases Next Week
06/13/16 Orlando Mass Shooting Rekindles Connecticut's Gun Debate
06/17/15 Over 80 municipal officials to assemble for June 18 CCM Annual Meeting; New CCM Executive Director to present first major address on the "New CCM" and legislative concerns with coming Special Session
12/29/15 Panel struggles to solve state’s property tax woes
05/03/18 Parties Break Up Over Budget Negotiations
02/15/19 Pensions WIll SInk State, Without Moment Like Reagan, Congress Had on Social Security
03/03/17 Plaintiffs Ask Lawmakers For Study of Education Funding Formula
08/10/15 Plainville streetlights to provide Wi-Fi, not just lights -- Hartford Courant
11/17/16 Political Pupils: Civics Gets Renewed Attention In Schools
10/25/16 Poll Finds A Majority of Connecticut Voters Support Education Ruling
04/22/19 Pomfret, Thompson, And Putnam Line Up For New Websites
10/20/17 Possible Bond Rating Downgrade Leaves Municipalities Worried About Roads, Bridges, Schools
04/05/19 Pot Tax Revenue For Northampton, MA -- $737,331
03/15/19 Pro-Toll Residents Speak Out, Organize
03/29/18 Prospect Wins With Tax Breaks for Elderly, Disabled
02/24/17 Rails To Trails: Pomfret to Putnam Connector to get Major Upgrades
09/30/16 Real Crime, Real Time: Hartford Police Using Enhanced Surveillance Cameras
05/10/19 Regional Agency Tackles Banking, Affordable Housing
10/27/17 Regionalism Can No Longer Be Brushed Aside In Connecticut
12/06/18 Renovations Will Preserve Historic Library For Years To Come
10/14/16 Report: 38 Percent of CT Residents Can’t Meet Basic Needs
09/25/18 Report: More than 300 State And Local Bridges in CT deficient
11/16/18 Revenue Boost Helps Reduce Budget Deficit
05/05/15 Revenues fall short, leaving 2015 state budget in deficit, CT News Junkie
04/18/18 S&P Lowers State Gov't Bond Rating, Citing Hefty Debt
12/17/15 S&P warns Malloy’s pension plan could cause bond rating cut
02/17/17 S&P Worried About Proposed Cost Shift Onto CT Towns
07/05/17 Salem Museum Joins Neighborhood Assistance Program
02/15/19 Sales Tax Increase to Fund Municipalities Gets Public Hearing -- CCM Supports
09/14/17 Saving Big Bucks: Zone Change Benefits Homeowners in East Haven
03/24/17 Saving Lives: Meriden Police Adding Narcan To Their Response
03/18/16 School bus seat belt funding goes; bill would mandate seat belts on new buses
01/19/16 School funding on trial: 5 things to know
08/12/15 School to prison pipeline sparks frank debate at State Capitol, CT News Junkie
08/09/17 Sen. Blumenthal Tells Insurance Industry Policies That Don’t Cover Crumbling Foundations May Violate Law
11/20/15 Senate Dems break with House, go own way on deficit
06/04/15 Senate Dems threaten nuclear option -- cutting off debate -- to pass budget and $2 billion tax hike, CT Mirror
12/20/17 Senate, House Approve Tax Plan -- CT Lawmakers Call Disastrous For State
06/08/17 Session Ends With Aid To Hartford, Towns On Hold
09/30/16 Several New State Laws Take Effect in October
01/27/17 Seymour and Nonprofit Partner To Provide New Adult Day Care Program
11/06/15 Sharkey Admits Mistakes Were Made In Balancing Budget
11/11/15 Shrinking revenue forecast shows CT’s red ink spreading fast
09/22/16 Sikorsky, Malloy Cut Tentative Deal To Produce New Helicopter In Connecticut
10/13/17 Site Names Two CT Cities To 'Top Foodie' List
05/03/18 Six Communities Unite On Opioid Crisis
07/08/15 Some bright spots in the state's sluggish economy, CT Mirror
02/01/19 Speaker Won’t End Conversation On Taxes and Regionalization
07/09/15 Speaker's property tax legislation rides through in the budget implementer, CT News Junkie
04/21/17 Speaker: Not Enough Support for Pension Bills to Towns
12/21/18 Stamford Is Perfect! City Achieved Top Score On Equality Index
07/28/16 Stamford school turns into ‘pop-up department store' for free back-to-school clothes and supplies for disadvantaged
06/08/17 Stamford, New Haven Among ‘Innovation Places’ Grant Winners
01/03/19 Starting The Conversation, Parenting Through The Opioid Crisis
09/02/15 State agencies asked to prepare cuts, CT News Junkie
12/14/18 State Agencies Warn Lamont Of Looming Surge In State Retirements
06/08/15 State budget gambling on middle clas, CT Post
08/17/17 State Budget Impasse Forces Schools To Cut Staff, Put Positions On Hold
05/31/17 State Closes Deficit for This Fiscal year -- With No Municipal Aid Cuts
07/21/15 State commits resources to reduce violence in Hartford, CT News Junkie
07/27/15 State considering layoffs as federal funding dries up, Hartford Courant
03/11/16 State Employee Layoffs Are ‘Imminent’
02/03/17 State Employee Pension Agreement Crosses Finish Line -- Saving $570 Million Next Year
11/16/15 State leaders should jump on this chance to shine
12/22/15 State must cut its borrowing to avoid maxing out credit card
11/04/16 State Officials Issue Drought Watch For Most Counties
07/18/16 State Officials: No Connecticut Law Violated When It Comes To Crumbling Foundations
02/09/16 State Rep. Michelle Cook reintroduces bill to help firefighters diagnosed with cancer
02/24/17 State Shifts Residential Costs For Intellectually Disabled Children To Local Schools, Property Taxpayers
09/21/16 State Supreme Court Says It Will Review School Funding Case
11/17/16 State Workers' Pensions, Retiree Health Care Fuel $1.3 Billion Budget Shortfall
07/07/16 Statistics Show Typical Eastern Connecticut Drug Addict Is Middle-Aged White Man
07/28/17 Stratford Launches Social Media Campaign to Clean Up Town
05/24/16 Stubborn Deficit Remains In This Year’s Budget
07/21/17 Study Assesses Impact Of Obamacare In CT -- 160,000 Gained Coverage
06/28/18 Supreme Court Confirmation Battle Begins; CT Senators Want To Wait Unitl After Elections
01/18/18 Surging CT Income Tax Receipts Bolster State Budget Reserve
07/13/16 Survey Finds Small Businesses Are Hiring Across CT Cities and Towns
08/02/18 Survey: CT consumer confidence on the rise
08/11/15 Tax-free week starts Sunday, CT Post
11/04/16 Teacher Pension Costs to Surge, Widen Hole in Next State Budget
01/14/16 Tetreau: GE Move Will Affect Jobs, Homes In Fairfield And Beyond
06/28/18 The Fast Track To Economic Development: New Britain Hopes To Bring In Restaurants, Retail, And People
10/03/18 The Largest CT Tax Hikes Of The Past Three Decades
08/20/15 The rise of the sharing economy, The Economist
05/05/17 Third Casino Higly LIkely As Part of State Budget Deal
01/12/17 Third Casino Shaping Up As A Tough Sell
11/08/17 Those With Crumbling Foundations Finally May Get Some Help
08/02/18 Three Candidates See Pensions As Arts Funding Villain
03/22/18 Time Is Running Out For Lawmakers To Close CT Budget Deficit
10/03/18 Tipping The Balance In The State Senate
05/10/19 Toll Foes Deliver 100,000 Petition Signatures To Governor
04/27/18 Toll Vote Still Expected Before May Adjournment
11/03/17 Too Soon To Tell What The Fiscal Future Holds For New State Budget
06/02/15 Top CT city Insurer names new CEO, Hartford Business Journal
05/14/15 Top lawmakers say more communication needed on bill to protect firefighters, CT News Junkie
05/18/17 Top Notch: Guilford Becomes Fourth In CT With International Baccalaureate Program
04/13/18 Torrington Advances Affordable Housing
11/05/18 Torrington Delivers: 40 Years Of Meals On Wheels
07/28/17 Torrington School Year Could Be Delayed As Officials Wrangle With Lack of State Budget
08/09/18 Towns Struggle To Regulate Airbnb
05/08/15 Towns voice concerns over potential change in workers' compensation law for firefghters, CT News Junkie
11/10/15 Towns, businesses, unions unite at Nov. 12 - 13 conference on CT's economic future
11/09/18 Transition Team Building Underway
01/20/16 Transportation advocates say widening I-95 won’t ease congestion
11/06/15 Transportation advocates urge ‘lockbox’ despite budget woes
06/29/17 Transportation Group Says Connecticut’s Rural Roads Are Deficient
06/08/17 Transportation Lockbox Enacted For Improvements to CT’s Roads and Bridges
11/11/15 Treasurer raises more concerns about Malloy’s plan for pensions
09/11/15 Tribes set to pitch new casino; Enfield and East Hartford among potential sites, CT Mirror
03/10/17 Trump Administration Considers $6 Billion Cut To HUD Budget
03/01/18 Trump Asks Murphy To Help Draft ‘Comprehensive’ Gun Bill
05/25/17 Trump Budget Proposal Has Massive Cuts To Social Programs
12/20/16 Trump Team Plans For Infrastructure ‘Task Force’ To Advance Top Spending Priority
09/16/16 Two Connecticut School Systems, for the Rich and Poor
08/30/17 Two Hospitals Conduct Health Assessments in New London Neighborhoods
11/09/18 U Text U Drive U Pay: Hamden Takes Part In Program To Save Lives
01/08/16 U.S. asks CT, other states, for help enforcing gun rules
08/23/18 Unanimous Senate Affirms Press is Not ‘Enemy of the People’
03/03/16 Underscoring fiscal crisis: Legislature considers furloughs; judiciary cancels raises
05/25/17 Union Leaders Selling Labor Concessions Deal to Members
01/25/16 Union Wants Change To Teacher Evaluations
10/28/16 Up, Up and Away – Plainville firefighters learn hot air balloon safety
10/05/17 Venture Funding Surges in CT
10/21/16 Voter Registration Tops 2 Million in CT
03/16/18 Walking “The Walk” in Norwalk
05/18/17 Wall Street Continues To Pile Onto Connecticut
09/07/18 Wall Street Warns New Federal tax rules could boost CT’s borrowing costs
08/15/16 West Hartford Police Adopt LGBT Policy
06/15/17 West Haven Neighborhood Thriving On New Mixed Use Developments
09/16/16 West Haven waterfront business development signals rebrith
07/06/18 What To Know About Recreational Marijuana Sales in Massachusetts
03/31/17 WhatsApp is Whats Up as New Community Policing Tool in New Haven
01/05/17 With A Divided Legislature, New Lawmakers May Wield Influence In General Assembly
12/09/16 With An Eye On Legislature, Bronin Makes Pitch To Suburbs
05/18/15 With major cancer presumption bill reaching critical stage, CCM begins airing radio messages calling on legislators to turn aside this costly unfunded state mandate
06/02/15 Workers' Comp Agency Names New CEO, Hartford Courant
05/19/15 Would state sales tax hike really translate into local tax relief, CT Mirror
12/01/15 Youth incarceration down; obstacles remain for some discharges