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Iberia Parish, Louisiana

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Iberia Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. The parish seat is New Iberia. As of 2000, the population was 73,266.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
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 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

Iberia's website fails to list the names or contact information for any of the parish commissioners. As of January 12, 2009, the splash page for the website indicated that the site was under construction.

The good

  • Includes contact information for council members.[1]
  • Includes meeting minutes and agendas.[2]
  • Includes contact information for parish administrators.[3]
  • Includes bid information.[4]
  • Includes PDF of current budget.[5]
  • Includes information on parish audits.[6]

The bad

  • The website does not include information on lobbying efforts, permits or local taxes.
  • The website does not include information on public records requests.

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