Jasper, Texas

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Jasper, Texas is a city in Jasper County, Texas.
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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 N
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes N
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Transparency grading process

Evaluating The Website

The good

  • Budget information is available.[1]
  • The names and contact information for all city council members is published.[2]
  • Meeting information is available.[3]
  • City council meeting minutes and agendas[4] are published.
  • There is a procedure for requesting public records.
  • Information on audits and administrative officials is published.[5][6]
  • Building permits[7] and zoning information available.[8]
  • Public records information is available.[9]

The bad

  • There is no information on contracts, lobbying and the tax rate.


Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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


External links


References

  1. Budget
  2. City Council
  3. minutes
  4. Agendas
  5. Directory
  6. CAFR
  7. Permits
  8. Municipal Code
  9. Public Information request form