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Ward County, Texas

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Budget Y
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying P
Public records
Local taxes
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Ward County, Texas is one of 254 counties in Texas.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Texas county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all county commissioners is provided.[1]
  • County commissioner meeting agendas are published.[2]
  • Establishes that it is a member of the Texas Association of Counties, a government sector lobbying association, on its homepage.[3]
  • The current budget is published.[4][5]
  • The county published their last 3 years of checkbook register.[6]
  • The county published information on how to request public records.[7]
  • The county has posted 2007 - 2009 annual financial reports, which includes the county's audits.[8]
  • The county discloses all local tax rates.[9]
  • General contact information is available for administrative officials, but no e-mail is provided.[10]

The bad

  • County commissioner meeting minutes are not published.
  • There is no information on building permits and zoning or contracts.

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