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Amarillo, Texas

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Amarillo, Texas is a city in Potter County, Texas.
Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning
Audits N
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes N
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The good

  • The Website for Amarillo Texas includes the names and contact information of all city council members.[1]
  • Information on administrative officials is posted.[2]
  • The city council meeting agendas and minutes are available.[3]
  • Building permits[4] and zoning information provided.[5]
  • Contracts are available.[6]

The bad

  • The current budget is not published.
  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • The names of administrative officials are not provided, but department contact information is.
  • No information on ethics, audits, lobbying or tax rates is published.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

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