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Evaluation of Alaska city websites

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Below is a chart evaluating the transparency efforts of Alaska city websites.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
Partial.png
means that information was partially provided

Check the page about each city for more detailed information about what information is available on the city website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2012

This chart encompasses the 5 largest cities in Alaska: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Sitka, and Ketchikan. In 2012 these cities averaged a B website transparency grade.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 5 3 2 4 5 4 1 4 4
P
Partial.png
0 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 1
N
600px-Red x.png
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0

Comparison chart


" City Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Anchorage, Alaska A- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Fairbanks, Alaska C- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Juneau, Alaska B- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Ketchikan, Alaska C Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Sitka, Alaska A- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png

All rated cities

Comparison chart


" City Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Anchorage, Alaska A- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Fairbanks, Alaska C- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Juneau, Alaska B- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Ketchikan, Alaska C Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Sitka, Alaska A- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Wasilla, Alaska B- Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
P
Partial.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png

Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about an Alaska city, you can report the error to Geoff Pallay, Director of Research.