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Milam County, Texas

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Milam County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 24,238. Milam County is named for Benjamin Rush Milam (pronounced "MY-lum"), an early settler and a soldier in the Texas Revolution. The seat of the county is Cameron.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Texas county websites

The good

  • Past and current budgets are disclosed online.[1]
  • The most current financial report is disclosed, but could not find archived ones.[1]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are posted online. There is also an archive of them.[2] There is also a calendar of meetings.[3]
  • Some permits are posted online.[4]
  • General contact information is available for the county clerk, along with a submission form for some documents.[5]
  • General contact information is provided for the Commissioner's Court and Administrative Officials, but no e-mails are provided.[6]

The bad

  • Zoning ordinances are not disclosed online.
  • E-mail is not listed for the County Clerk, nor is information available on how to request public records.
  • Information on any local tax rates is not provided.[7]


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