Abernathy, Texas

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Abernathy, Texas is a city in Hale County Texas.
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Budget Y
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Meetings P
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Elected Officials P
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Administrative Officials P
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Permits, zoning P
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Audits Y
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes Y
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Transparency grading process

Evaluating the Website

The good

  • The Website for Abernathy Texas includes the names of the City Council members[1]
  • Zoning information available in Code of Ordinances.[2]
  • The current budget is published.[3]
  • There is a procedure for requesting public records.[4]
  • The current audit statement is published.[5]
  • The local taxes are published.[6]
  • Time of Meetings are published[7]
  • Agendas for meetings are published[8]
  • State Public Information laws are linked[9]

The bad

  • No contact information is provided for the city council members or administrative officials.
  • Meeting minutes are not available.
  • Information regarding permits not posted.
  • No information on lobbying.
  • No search function.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

Abernathy pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association.

External links

References

  1. Abernathy Elected officials
  2. Codes
  3. Transparency
  4. Public Information
  5. Transparency
  6. Transparency
  7. Meeting schedule
  8. Meeting Agendas
  9. Public Information