Monroe, Louisiana

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Budget N
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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 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 city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 52,027, making it the eighth largest city in Louisiana.

Evaluating transparency of the city's website

The good

  • A full listing of city council members and their contact information is online.[1]
  • Council meeting agendas and minutes are posted.[2]
  • Administrative officials and their contact information is listed.[3]
  • Building permits[4] and zoning information[5] available.

The bad

  • Budget information is not published.
  • Ethics and audit reports are not available.
  • City contracts are not online.
  • Local tax information is not provided.
  • How to make a public records request is not provided on the city's site.

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