Denton, Texas

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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
Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes

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Denton Texas is a city in Denton County Texas.

Evaluating The Website

Last rated on Jan. 12, 2012

The good

  • The website for Denton Texas includes the names and contact information of all city council members.[1]
  • City council agendas, minutes, and videos are published.[2]
  • Administrative official information is available.[3]
  • Includes information on initiative, referendum, and recall rights.[4]
  • The current budget is published.[5]
  • Audits and tax rate information are published.[5]
  • Building permits[6] and zoning info provided.[7][8]
  • Contracts are available.[9]
  • Tax rates are posted.[10]

The bad

  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • There is no information on lobbying.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links


  1. City Council
  2. agendas
  3. Departments
  4. petition information
  5. 5.0 5.1 Finance
  6. Permits
  7. Planning
  8. Ordinances
  9. Purchasing Dept
  10. Tax rates