Laredo, Texas

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Laredo Texas is a city in Webb County Texas.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

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

Website evaluation

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
Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying P
Public Records
Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

Last rated on March 7, 2013

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Contact information for elected officials is posted.[1]
  • Meetings
    • City council meeting minutes and agendas are published.[2]
    • Agendas and minutes are archived to 1996.
  • Administration
    • Contact information for administrative officials is posted.[3]
  • Budget
    • The current budget is published.[4]
    • Budgets are archived to 2007 under the proposed budget drop down menu.
  • Audit
    • Most recent financial audit is posted.[5]
    • Audits are archived to 2003.
  • Contracts
    • Current bids are posted.[6]
    • Awarded bids are posted.[7]
  • Permits and Zoning
    • Building permits are posted.[8]
    • Zoning information is available.[9]
  • Public Records
  • Taxes
    • Information local tax rates, including property tax, hotel/ motel taxes and alcohol taxes are posted.[11]
  • Lobbying
    • Lobbyist registration information is posted.[12]

The bad

  • Lobbying
    • There is no information on taxpayer funded lobbying efforts on behalf of the city.

External links

City of Laredo