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Kalamazoo, Michigan

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Kalamazoo is a city in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.

Website evaluation

This website was most recently evaluated on March 4th 2013.

The good

  • Elected officials are listed with personal emails; an address and general phone number is listed.[1]
  • Current city budget information is available, and budgets are archived for two years.[2]
  • Administrative department heads' contact info is listed.[3]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are available, archived for five years.[4]
  • City contract and bid information is available.[5]
  • Public records requests can be made through the Web site.[6]
  • Audits are available, archived for five years.[7]
  • Zoning information is available[8] as are permit applications.[9]
  • City taxes can be paid online and other tax information, including a property tax estimator, is available.[10]

The bad

  • Most current CAFR/audit (2012) is not posted.
  • Information on city funded lobbying efforts is not available on the Web site.

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