Addison, Texas

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Addison Texas is a city in Dallas County Texas.
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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning
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Audits Y
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Contracts P
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Lobbying N
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Public Records P
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Local Taxes
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Evaluating Transparency of Addison's Website

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The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[1]
  • Administrative officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.[2]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 10 years.
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 10 years.
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.[3]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are posted online.[4][5]
  • Budget
    • The most current budget is listed.
    • Budgets are archived for 7 years.[6]
  • Audits
    • The most recent audit is posted.
    • Audits dating back to 2006 are available.[7]
  • A form and procedure for requesting public records is provided by the Fire Department.[8]
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.[9][10][11]
  • Taxes
    • Tax revenues are broken down by federal, state, and local funding in the budget.
    • Local taxes, like property taxes, are available online.
    • Residents are able to pay taxes online.[12][13]
  • Check register is available.[14]

The bad

  • Contract
    • Approved contract statements are not provided for vendors.
  • Ethics and lobbying information is not published.
  • Public records
    • The public information officer is not identified. Sunshine Review requires a mailing address, phone number and personalized email be listed with this position.


Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

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