Port Allen, Louisiana

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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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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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The small city of Port Allen is the parish seat and governmental center of West Baton Rouge Parish, in Louisiana.

Port Allen is located between Interstate 10 and US Highway 190 on the West bank of the Mississippi River. The population was 5,278 at the 2000 census.

Evaluating transparency of the city's website

The good

  • Council members and their contact information is posted.[1]
  • Administrative officials and their contact information is posted.[2]

The bad

  • Meeting dates are posted, but out of date.[3]
  • Budget is posted, but only for 2000-01.[4]
  • Audit reports are not available.
  • City contracts are not online.
  • Local tax, building permits and zoning information is not provided.
  • How to make a public records request is not provided on the city's site.

External links


  1. Council
  2. Administration
  3. Meeting Dates
  4. Budget