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McKinney, Texas

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McKinney Texas is a city in Collin County, Texas.

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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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

This website was last evaluated in March 2014.

The good

  • The budget for the current fiscal year is available, as are budgets for past fiscal years.[1]
  • Agendas and minutes are available for City Council and other board meetings. Video is available for some meetings.[2]
  • Contact information, including personalized email addresses, is available for elected officials.[3]
  • Contact information, including personalized email addresses, is available for administrative officials.[4]
  • A variety of building permits are available for download.[5]
  • Audit reports are available.[6]
  • Information pertaining to contracts and the bid process is available. Current bid opportunities and awarded bid information is available to potential vendors via the Electronic Procurement System (use of this site requires registration).[7]
  • Information pertaining to public records requests is available. An electronic request form is provided.[8]
  • Tax information is provided.[9]

The bad

  • The city does not appear to disclose its relationships with lobbyists.

Government sector lobbying

See also: Texas Municipal League members list

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

External links

City of McKinney Website (dead link)