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Fort Bend County, 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
Permits, zoning P
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 P
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Transparency grading process

Fort Bend County, Texas is one of 254 counties in Texas.

Website evaluation

The good

  • The names and contact information for all county commissioners is available.[1]
  • The current budget is published.[2]
  • Information on contracts is provided.[3]
  • Audit reports are published.[4]
  • County commissioner meeting agendas and minutes are published.[5]
  • Administrative officials are listed under respective departments.[6]
  • Taxes can be paid online.[7]
  • Building permit information is available.[8]

The bad

  • Not all information on local taxes are provided.


In 2008, Fort Bend County reported $20,000 spent on lobbying.[9]

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