Ada, Oklahoma

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes P

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Ada is a city in and the county seat of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma. The population was estimated at 16,729 in 2008 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Upcoming agenda[1] for the city council meeting is available.
  • Building permit form[2] and zoning information[3] is available.
  • Names of the mayor and council members[4] are posted.
  • Some information on bids[5] is available.
  • Local tax information[6] is provided.

The bad

  • No information on the current budget
  • City council meeting minutes and past agendas are not provided
  • Contact for elected officials is not a direct E-mail address
  • No information on administrative officials
  • Financial audits are not available
  • Rules governing contracts are not posted
  • No information on the access to public records
  • Lobbying information and ethics is not noted
  • Fees or rates are not posted

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