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Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

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Ouachita Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. The parish seat is Monroe. Ouachita Parish is included in the Monroe, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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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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The good

  • A complete listing of police jurors is available, along with contact information.[1]
  • Audits are available.[2]
  • Budget information is available.[3]
  • Information on building is available.[4]
  • The most recent meeting agenda is available, along with the most recent meeting minutes.[5][6]

The bad

  • Administrative official information is not online.
  • No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.
  • Parish contracts and tax information are not online.
  • There is no search function on the website.

External links

References

  1. Police Jury
  2. Accounting Department
  3. [1]
  4. Permit Office
  5. Agenda
  6. Minutes