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 (dead link)
  2. City Council
  3. minutes
  4. Agendas
  5. Directory
  6. CAFR (dead link)
  7. Permits (dead link)
  8. Municipal Code
  9. Public Information request form (dead link)