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Athens, Texas

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Athens Texas is a city in Henderson County Texas.
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Transparency grading process

Evaluating The Website

The good

  • The website for Athens, Tx has the names of all city council members listed.[1]
  • The schedule for city council meetings is published.[2]

The bad

  • There is no contact information for the city council members.
  • There is no information on city council meetings including minutes, agendas, and schedules.
  • The current budget is not published.
  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • There is no information on Administrative officials, ethics, audits, contracts, lobbying, and taxes.


Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links

References

  1. City Government
  2. City Government