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Glen Rose, Texas

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Glen Rose, Texas is a city in Somervell County, Texas.
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Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials N
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning {{{1}}}
Audits N
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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 {{{1}}}

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Transparency grading process

Evaluating The Website

The good

  • City council agendas and minutes[2] are published.

A budget overview is published.[3]

The bad

  • The website for Glen Rose, Texas does not include any information on the city council members.[4]
  • The current budget is not published.
  • There is no information on ethics, contracts, audits, lobbying and the tax rate.

Transparency advocates

Glen Rose is the base of operations of the Somervell County Salon, a blog that, as of 2009, provides original audio and video of local meetings and which has called for greater transparency in local government.[5]

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links

References

  1. Agendas
  2. Minutes
  3. Budget overview
  4. City of Glen Rose
  5. Texas Watchdog, Citizen journalist lets the sun shine into Somervell public meetings, March 15, 2009