Victoria, Texas

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Victoria Texas is a city in Victoria County Texas.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Texas city websites

This evaluation was last updated on: an unknown date.

The good

  • Elected officials
    • The city council provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized email for each member.[1]
  • Administrative officials
    • A staff directory provides the email and phone number of all department heads.[2]
    • A department directory provides the phone number and mailing address for each department.[3]
  • Meetings
    • Minutes, ordinances, and resolutions are archived dating back to 2002.[4]
    • Meeting agendas are archived dating back to 2010.[5]
  • Finance
    • Budgets and audits are provided dating back to 2009.[6]
  • Taxes
    • Local tax information is provided.[7]
  • Contracts
    • Current bids and RFPs are published.[8]
    • Some information on labor agreements is published.[9]
  • Planning and zoning
    • Permit applications and zoning information are provided.[10]
  • Public records
    • The public information officer is identified and provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[11]

The bad

  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are not published for current contracts.
  • Taxes
    • Information on property taxes could not be located.
  • Lobbying

Lobbying

Main article: Texas government sector lobbying
Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

Victoria pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association.

External links

References

  1. City Council
  2. Staff directory
  3. Department directory
  4. Meeting minutes
  5. Meeting agendas
  6. Finance
  7. Taxes
  8. Purchasing
  9. Compensation
  10. Development services
  11. City Secretary