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Galveston, Texas

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Galveston Texas is a city in Galveston County Texas.

Budget Y
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning P
Audits N
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes N
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Evaluating The Website

The good

  • The website for Galveston Texas includes the names of all city council members and contact information for 5 out of 6 of them.[1]
  • City council meeting schedules and agendas are published.[2]
  • The current budget is published.[3]
  • Information on contracts and administrative officials is published.[5][6]
  • Zoning ordinance available.[7]

The bad

  • Contact information is missing for 1 city council member.
  • City council meetings minutes are not published.
  • There is no information on ethics, audits, lobbying and tax rates.
  • Permit page under construction.[8]

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links


  1. City Council
  2. Agendas
  3. Budget
  4. public records
  5. Purchasing Dept
  6. Administration
  7. Zoning
  8. Permits