Gainesville, Texas

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Gainesville Texas is a city in Fort Bend County Texas.

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 N
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Audits Y
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes

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Evaluating The Website

The good

  • The website for Gainesville Texas includes the names and contact information of all city council.[1][2]
  • The city council meeting minutes and agendas are published.[3]
  • The current budget is published.[4]
  • Information on Administrative officials, audits, and tax rates are published.[5][6][7]

The bad

  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • There is no information on building permits and zoning, lobbying, and contracts.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links


  1. City Council
  2. Contact (dead link)
  3. Meetings
  4. Budget
  5. Contact (dead link)
  6. CAFR
  7. Tax Rates