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Irving, Texas

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Irving is a city in Dallas County, Texas.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

Website evaluation

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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 Y
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Permits, zoning
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Audits Y
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Contracts P
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes
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Transparency grading process

Last rated on Jan. 17, 2012

The good

  • The website for Irving Texas includes the names and contact information for all council members, but it is a group email instead of individual email addresses.[1]
  • Administrative officials are listed with contact information under respective department.[2]
  • City council meeting agendas and minutes are published.[3][4]
  • Audit reports are published.[5]
  • The current budget is published.[5]
  • Local tax information is posted.[6]
  • There is a procedure for requesting public records.[7]
  • Zoning information[8] and permits available.[9]

The bad

  • Information on current contracts is not available.[10]
  • There is no information on lobbying.

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