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Jennings, Louisiana

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials
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Audits N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes N
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Jennings is a small city located in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana near Lake Charles. As of the 2000 census, Jennings had a total population of 10,986.

Evaluating the city's website

The good

  • City council members and their contact information are listed.[1]
  • Council meeting dates, times, and location are listed on the frontpage.[2]
  • How to make a public records request is provided on the city's site.[3]
  • Administrative officials are listed under a Department drop down menu.[4]

The bad

  • Budgetary information is not published.
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are not posted.
  • Audit reports are not available.
  • City contracts are not online.
  • Local tax, building permit and zoning information is not posted.

External links


  1. Council Members
  2. Meeting information
  3. Public Records Info
  4. Administration