Find a pothole that needs to be fixed? A stop sign knocked over? A street light out?

You can report problems like those and more in Rohnert Park to the city via your smartphone.

Pat Barnes, the city’s deputy city engineer, says that with the app, one could take a photo of a problem, such as a pothole or a knocked over street sign, and send it in to the city along with location and any comments. That message is routed to the proper city department for action.

Carol Adams, an administrative analyst in the Public Works Department, says the app is part of a customer service system the city installed in summer 2011. In the first year, the city received a total of 1,814 service requests, with 3 percent of those coming via the iPhone app and 1 percent via the Android app.

The five most common request topics overall were water leaks at 246, street light problems at 189, other utilities at 139, tree maintenance at 107 and street signs at 104.

You can get the app by going to the City of Rohnert Park website by CLICKING HERE.


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