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Bossier Parish, Louisiana

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Bossier Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. Bossier Parish is represented by 12 jurors who represent various districts throughout the parish.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
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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 P
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Audits
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Contracts N
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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 lists the 12-member Police Jury and includes contact/meeting information.[1]
  • The website includes budgets from 2002 to 2011.[2]
  • Meeting agendas and meeting minutes are published on the website.[3]
  • Audits are published on the website.[4]

The bad

  • No information is listed on parish contracts, audits or taxes.
  • No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.
  • There is a section of the website for zoning permits, and the page contains downloadable copies of the zoning ordinance, but no permits.[5]

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