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Las Vegas, Nevada

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Las Vegas is a city in the state of Nevada.

Lobbying

See also: Nevada government sector lobbying

Las Vegas, including subsidiaries, has 38 registered lobbyists.[1]

Agency Lobbyists
City of Las Vegas 15
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority 4
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept. 5
Las Vegas Monorail 7
Las Vegas Redevelopment Agency 1
Las Vegas Valley Water District 6

Website evaluation

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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Budget
    • Budget is available and archived for three years[2]
  • Meetings
    • Minutes and agendas are available and archived for three years[3]
    • Meeting schedule is posted.[4]
  • Elected officials
    • Elected officials are listed with names, addresses, and phone numbers.[5]
  • Administrative officials
    • Administrative officials are listed by name[6]
  • Building permits and zoning
    • Zoning information is available[7]
    • Permits and information on how to acquire them are available.[8]
  • Audits
    • Audits are available and archived for three years[9]
  • Public records
    • Public records policy is available[10]
    • City Clerk contact information is available[11]
  • Taxes
    • Tax rates and revenues are listed in the budget.

The bad

  • Elected officials
    • There is an electronic contact form for elected officials. No email addresses are listed
  • Administrative officials
    • No email addresses, phone numbers, or physical addresses are listed for city council members.
  • Contracts
    • Bid opportunities and results are available but require a login to see.[12]
  • Lobbying
    • Does not disclose membership to any taxpayer-funding lobbying associations
    • Does not disclose money spent on lobbying efforts.

External links

References

  1. Nevada Legislature - Lobbyist Employer List
  2. Las Vegas, Nevada, Reports, Accessed 17 November 2012 Note: Budgets are towards the bottom of the page.
  3. Las Vegas, Nevada, Meetings & Agendas, Accessed 17 November 2012 Note: In order to see previous years' minutes, must click "previous year" on the top right corner of the table.
  4. Las Vegas, Nevada, City Council Meetings, Accessed November 17, 2012
  5. Las Vegas, Nevada, City Council, Accessed 17 November 2012. Individual council member's contact information can be found through this page by clicking on the member's picture.
  6. Las Vegas, Nevada, City Manager Accessed 17 November 2012.
  7. Las Vegas, Nevada, Zoning and Subdivision Laws Accessed 17 November 2012.
  8. Las Vegas, Nevada, Apply for Permits Accessed 17 November 2012.
  9. Las Vegas, Nevada. Reports Accessed 17 November 2012.
  10. Las Vegas, Nevada, Public Records Access, Overview (PDF) Accessed 17 November 2012.
  11. Las Vegas, Nevada, City Clerk Accessed 17 November 2012]
  12. Las Vegas, Nevada, Doing Business with the City of Las Vegas Accessed 17 November 2012