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Bay City, Texas

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Bay City Texas is a city in Matagorda County Texas.

Budget Y
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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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

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Transparency grading process

Evaluating the Website

The good

  • The website for Bay City Texas includes the names and contact information for all city council members.
  • The city council meeting schedule is published.
  • The current budget is published.
  • Building permits[6] available.
  • There is a procedure for requesting public records.
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are published.[7]

The bad

  • Difficult to navigate

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Bay City pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association. Main article: Texas Municipal League members list, B

  • There is no information on ethics, contracts, audits, lobbying, or contact information for administrative officials.

External links


  1. Budget (dead link)
  2. schedule
  3. City Council
  4. Public Records (dead link)
  5. Tax Rate (dead link)
  6. Permits
  7. [1]