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Opelousas, Louisiana

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The city of Opelousas is the parish seat of Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana. The population was 22,860 at the 2000 census.

Transparency of the city's website

The good

  • Aldermen listed but contact information is not available.[1]
  • Zoning information and building permits available.[2]

The bad

  • Meeting minutes are posted, but only from 2007.[3]
  • Budget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on administrative officials, local taxes, audits and contracts.
  • Does not disclose if it belongs to any government sector lobbying associations.
  • Does not include information on how to make public records requests.

External links


  1. Aldermen (dead link)
  2. Code Enforcement Department (dead link)
  3. Meetings (dead link)