New Miami Beach iPhone app costs more to taxpayers, but officials say it’s worth it

New Miami Beach iPhone app costs more to taxpayers, but officials say it’s worth it

Miami Herald | News 

The cost of Miami Beach’s latest mobile app may raise eyebrows, but city leaders say the service is worth the one-time $123,000 price tag.

Though a previous app cost only $6,500 per year, the “City of Miami Beach e-Gov” product was custom-designed for the city, includes new features and eliminates reoccurring costs associated with the old one. A similar app in North Miami Beach costs that city $7,000 annually.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/miami-beach/article1974725.html

Breaking news story: Want to report a problem to Miami Beach City Hall? There’s an app for that

Miami Herald | News 

In Miami Beach, a smartphone app will put city government in the hands of the people.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/miami-beach/article1968007.html

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