Livingston Parish, Louisiana

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Livingston Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. Its parish seat is Livingston. As of 2000, its population was 91,814.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes N
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Livingston provides a list of parish council members, but does not list each member's contact information individually; instead, the website gives contact information for the council as a whole.[1]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are archived to 1996.[2]
  • Zoning and permit information is included.[3]

The bad

  • Budget information no longer featured on the website.
  • Administrative officials are not listed.
  • The Clerk of Court website offers a public records search online, but charges $50.00 per search account.[4]
  • No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.
  • Parish audits, lobbying and contracts are not online.


  1. Livingston Parish Council
  2. Council Documents (dead link)
  3. [1]
  4. Public Records Search

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