Denton County, Texas

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Transparency Grade
Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public records P
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

Denton County, Texas is one of 254 counties in Texas.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Texas county websites

Last rated on Jan. 12, 2012

The good

  • The names and contact information for all county commissioners is available.[1]
  • County commissioner meeting agendas and minutes are published along with video and audio.[2]
  • Information on contracts is provided.[3]
  • Audit reports are published.[4]
  • The current budget is published.[5]
  • Administrative officials are listed under respective departments.[6]
  • Permit and zoning information is provided.[7]
  • Tax rates are posted.[8] Taxes can be viewed and paid online.[9]

The bad

  • Information on Texas Public Information Act is provided, but does not actually contain how to request public records.[10]
  • There is no information on lobbying.

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