Corsicana, Texas

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Corsicana Texas is a city in Navarro County Texas.

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

Evaluating The Website

The good

  • The website for Corsicana Texas includes the names of all city council members.[1]
  • Administrative staff contact info is available.[2]
  • City council meeting minutes and agendas are published.[3]
  • The current budget is published.[4]
  • A current audit and the tax rate information is published.[5][6]
  • Building permits[7] and zoning information available.[8]

The bad

  • Contact information is not provided for the city council members.
  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • There is no information on contracts, and lobbying.


New Police Chief

Despite repeated requests from local newspaper the Corsicana Daily Sun, City Manager Connie Standridge has failed to disclose the list of finalists for the position of police chief. Rather than letting the public know who the finalists were, the chosen candidate is expected to be announced within days.[9]

External links

References

  1. City Council
  2. Directory
  3. Meetings and Agendas
  4. Finance Dept
  5. Audit
  6. Facts
  7. Permits
  8. Municipal Code
  9. OPINION: City’s silence on chief uncalled for (dead link), Corsicana Daily Sun, November 24, 2008