St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

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Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. The parish seat is St. Martinville. As of the 2000 census, the population was 48,583.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
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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Transparency grading process

The good

  • An inspection of the website finds that it includes a listing of parish council members, along with administrative officials.[1][2]
  • Meeting times and places are listed, but minutes and agendas are not available.[3]

The bad

  • Budget information is not online.
  • Parish audits, contracts and tax information are not available.
  • No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.

External links


  1. Parish council members
  2. Parish Administration
  3. Parish Council