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The City of Saline has partnered with SeeClickFix

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

As you’re driving through your neighborhood, you spot an ugly pothole. Wouldn’t you love to be able to report it as soon as you see it? Now residents will have the ability to do just that! The new mobile app, called SeeClickFix, allows residents to submit requests for non-emergency service via mobile application and web tool. Issues can be reported using a widget on the City Website, City Facebook /cityofsaline, and Twitter @CityofSaline), or with a free phone app (for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone devices, search for SeeClickFix on Google Play Store, iTunes or Marketplace).

Just a few examples of issues you can report using SeeClickFix include graffiti, potholes, trash in a park, tall grass, or an abandoned vehicle. Requests reported through SeeClickFix can provide location, description and photographic information regarding the problem. The new service is available in different languages and requests can be submitted anonymously. Residents can also report issues to the Department of Public Works at (734)429-5624 and these issues will be added to the SeeClickFix database.

The SeeClickFix app on iPhone

SeeClickFix allows citizens to not only report the non-emergency issues, but to monitor them as well. Once the issue is documented with SeeClickFix, the reporting citizen will receive a notification and tracking number. The request is then automatically forwarded to the appropriate department. Once the issue is addressed, the status will be updated and posted on SeeClickFix. City staff will monitor SeeClickFix during normal business hours.

The new system eliminates the same request being submitted multiple times and allows staff to work more efficiently by filtering requests regarding type, status or department assigned.

SeeClickFix is strictly for non-emergency services; any emergency should still be reported to 911.

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