Frisco, Texas

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Frisco Texas is a city in Collin County and Denton 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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Contracts P
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Last rated on Jan. 15, 2012

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a phone number and personalized email.[1]
  • Administrative officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.[2][3]
  • Budget
    • The most current budget is listed.
    • Budgets are archived for 9 years.[4]
  • Audits
    • The most recent audit is posted.
    • Audits dating back to 2001 are available.[5]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for at least 5 years.
    • Meeting agendas are archived for at least 5 years.
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.
    • Meeting video are available.[6]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are posted online.[7]
  • Public records
    • The public information officer is identified and maintained by the City Secretary position. This person provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.
    • A public records form is provided by the City Secretary.[8]
  • Taxes
    • Tax revenues are broken down by federal, state, and local funding in the budget.
    • Local taxes, like property taxes, are available online.[9]
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.[10]

The bad

  • Elected Officials
    • Mailing addresses not provided for elected officials.[11]
  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are not provided for vendors.[12]
    • Residents are not able to pay taxes online.[13]
  • There is no information on lobbying.


External links

References

  1. City Government
  2. City Manager
  3. Directory
  4. Budget
  5. Audits
  6. Meetings
  7. Contracts
  8. records request
  9. Tax Rate
  10. Inspections
  11. City Government
  12. Contracts
  13. Tax Rate