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Webster Parish, Louisiana

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Webster Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana. A parish, in Louisiana, is the equivalent of a county in other states. The seat of the parish is Minden. In 2000, the population was 41,831.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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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

  • The site contains a full listing of council members.[1]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are available from November 2007 to present.[2]
  • Building permits and information are available online.[3]

The bad

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

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