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Houston County, Alabama

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Houston County is a county in Alabama. Its county seat is Dothan.

Website evaluation

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Budget P
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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
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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 P
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Budget summaries are posted, most recent budget information is not yet available[1].
  • Audio recordings of the Commission meetings since 2007 are available for listening[2]. Meeting minutes are also available[3].
  • Contact information for the County Commissioners is provided[4].
  • Contact information for the Administrative departments is also provided[5]. Officials are listed under respective departments.
  • Property tax information and a way to pay your taxes online is available (there is no information on other taxes)[6].
  • Annual Financial Audit is posted.[7]

The bad

  • There is no information about building permits and zoning.
  • No audits, contracts, or lobbying associations are posted.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alabama Public Records Law.

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