CSC Releases RFI for Collections Systems

The Community Software Consortium is seeking information about Collection Systems.

The purpose of this RFI is to elicit responses from the vendor community to provide information about their existing cloud or PC-based solutions that will enable the Community Software Consortium (CSC), and its member communities across the Commonwealth to better understand the options available for tools that can perform Property Tax & Utility Collection and Billing tasks.

The CSC is currently using a system of their own design and strongly encourages responses from vendors interested in the CSC’s current collection system, and who may have the ability to support and develop that system collaboratively with the CSC.

Responses to this RFI should include information that would be useful in the event that subsequent procurement solicitations related to this RFI were to be pursued. Vendors may submit multiple responses if they offer multiple solutions.

The RFI is available here:

https://www.commbuys.com/bso/external/bidDetail.sdo?docId=BD-16-1527-CSC01-CSC01-16976&external=true&parentUrl=bid

Responses should be received no later than Friday July 14th, 2017.

FY 2018 Dues set

The dues for FY 2018 have been set. Invoices will be sent out in July 2017. Details here:  FY 2018 Dues

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Tyler Technologies Named Apparent Winner with IasWorld CAMA System

MassIT along with the procurement committee has selected Tyler Technologies, with its IasWorld software, as the apparent winner in the RFQ process for a new CAMA system for CSC communities. We are thrilled by this announcement, as Tyler is one of the leading assessment software vendors in the world, and provides a native cloud system […]

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New LA4 Report Available

The DOR has updated the requirements for the LA4 Report.  The new report is now available for all CSC communities.  If you have a local installation (e.g. Oracle) you can get the file here: LA4 LINK If you need help with the install, contact DLS support and they will be happy to assist you. All […]

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Mass IT Releases RFQ for State CAMA System

CAMA System Bid Process As mentioned in previous updates, the state is moving forward on its commitment to replace the current CSC/State CAMA system.  MassIT is taking the lead in this process, having received a $500,000 capital allocation for this purpose.  

The state procurement process is a bit different from municipal procurement, and can be a much […]

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Stonewall Solutions Selected for Support Services

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are delighted to announce that Stonewall Solutions Inc. has been selected to provide support services in response to the RFP procurement process. The decision was very challenging, and the board really appreciated the members’ participation in this process. Your collective feedback helped tremendously. All three vendors presented […]

RFP – Support Services

The Community Software Consortium (CSC) is soliciting Proposals for the acquisition of Software Support Services for its suite of Municipal Software. A software support service should be able to carry out tasks such as: remote trouble shooting and software conflict solving, installation and basic usability assistance, as well as supplying updates and patches for bugs […]

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2017 Membership Dues Now Payable

The 2017 Membership dues are now ready for members. Annual Dues for FY 2017The Community Software Consortium (CSC) consists of multiple membership tiers. Each community member belongs to the General Membership Tier and additionally can belong to one or more tiers. Dues Assessments are determined annually by vote of the members of each tier. Beginning in […]

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Non Profit Status

The Community Software Consortium is officially a non-profit.  We’ve received our IRS letter as well as tax exempt certification from the State of Massachusetts!

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Remote IT program now open to more communities

Funded by the Commonwealth’s Community Innovation Challenge grant program, the CSC is offering remote cloud-based backup of all your town’s critical data. Having successfully setup our first 10 communities, we are now able to open the program up to additional communities until we have reached our funding cap. Communities need to sign up by Oct […]