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Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Tuscaloosa is a city in the state of Alabama.

Website evaluation

Meetings P
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning P
Audits P
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

See also: Evaluation of Alabama city websites

Last rated on October 8, 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • Current budget documents are posted.[1]
    • Archived budget documents are posted.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting agendas are available.[2]
    • Regular meeting dates are listed.[3]
  • Elected officials
    • Names and contact details are provided for elected officials.[4][5]
  • Administrative officials
    • Administrative officials' names and contact details are posted in a staff directory.[6]
  • Building permits & zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted.[7]
  • Audits
    • Current audit reports are posted.[1]
  • Contracts
    • Open bids are listed.[8]
  • Local taxes
    • Individual tax details are available.[9]
    • Revenue details are posted in budget documents.[1]

The bad

  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are not posted.
  • Building permits & zoning
    • Building permit information and forms are located on an outside website with required registration.
  • Audits
    • Archived audits are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Awarded contracts are not listed.
  • Lobbying
    • Information is not provided on [government sector lobbying].
  • Public records
    • Freedom of Information Act request details are not posted.
    • A Freedom of Information Act contact is not listed.

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