Montgomery, Alabama

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Montgomery is the capital and second most populous city in the state of Alabama, and is the county seat of Montgomery County. It is located southeast of the center of the state, in the Gulf Coastal Plain.

Website evaluation

Budget P
Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes N
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Transparency grading process
Main article: Evaluation of Alabama city websites

Last rated on October 16, 2012.

The good

  • The Mayor and city council members' contact information are posted online.[1]
  • Agendas and minutes are available.[2]
  • An administrative contact directory is available.[3]
  • Current audits and budget reports are available.[4]
  • Information on bids and proposals are available.[5]
  • City of Montgomery provides information on how citizens can access public records[6]
  • Building permit information and forms,[7] along with zoning information, is available on the website.[8]

The bad

  • Archived audits and budgets are not available.
  • Awarded contracts are not posted.
  • Lobbying information and ethics is not noted.
  • There is no information on local taxes.

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