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Oakland Park, Florida

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Oakland Park is a city in Florida.

Website evaluation

This website was most recently evaluated Feb. 13, 2013.

See also: Evaluation of Florida city websites

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The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Contact information for city board members is available.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Agendas and minutes are posted[2]
    • Archives of broadcast meetings are available.[3]
  • Administration
    • Contact information for city administration is available.[4]
  • Public Records
    • Information on how to make a public records request is available.[5]
    • Salaries of city employees are published.[6]
  • Budget
    • Current budget is posted.[7]
    • Budgets are archived for at least three years.
  • Audits
    • Current annual audit is posted.[8]
    • Audits are archived for at least three years.
  • Lobbying
    • Information on lobbyists lobbying the city is available.[9]
    • A database recording every visit with lobbyist and the client for each meeting is available.
  • Taxes
    • Information on local taxes is available.[10]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and contract information is available.[11]
  • Zoning and Permits
    • Building permits are available.[12]
    • Zoning information is available.[13]

The bad

Lobbying

Main articles: Florida government sector lobbying and Florida League of Cities.

Oakland Park pays membership dues[14] to the Florida League of Cities, a government sector lobbying association.

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