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Brigham City, Utah

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Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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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 N
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Transparency grading process

Brigham City is a city in Box Elder County, Utah

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Utah city websites

The good

  • Comprehensive meeting schedule for city council as well as boards and commissions available[1].
  • Agendas and minutes posted[2].
  • Elected officials listed with contact information[3].
  • Candidate financial disclosure statements are posted online[4].
  • Building permit application available[5].
  • Public records request form available[6].

The bad

  • Budget and audit information unavailable
  • City contracts are not posted online
  • Administrative officials are not listed online
  • No information on taxes
  • No way to request public records

The Sutherland Institute

The Sutherland Institute in Utah issued a transparency report that graded Utah cities according to a ten-point checklist.[7] The Institute spent 20 minutes on each website searching for checklist items to ensure that transparency items were both present and easily accessible. 111 cities were graded and averaged a score of roughly 5 points, which is the equivalent of a C- transparency grade.[8]

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