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Garland, Texas

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Garland Texas is a city in Dallas County Texas.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

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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 P
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Permits, zoning
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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 N
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Transparency grading process

Website evaluation

The good

  • The website for Garland Texas includes the names and contact information of all city council members.[1]
  • City council meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2]
  • Administrative officials is available.[3]
  • The current budget is published.[4]
  • Information is published for audits and contracts.[5][6]
  • Building permits[7] and zoning information available.[8]

The bad

  • There is no procedure for requesting public records.
  • Contact information is provided for the administrative offices, however the names of the individuals are not provided.
  • There is no information on lobbying and tax rates.

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