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Wellington, Florida

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Wellington is a city in Florida.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Florida city websites

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Elected Officials
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Lobbying N
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Transparency grading process

This website was reviewed on March 31, 2012.

The good

  • Elected officials are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Meeting schedules[2] and agendas[3] are posted.
  • Current[4] and prior years' budgets are posted.[5]
  • Current[6] and prior audits are posted.[7]
  • Building permits[8] and zoning information is posted.[9]
  • Instructions and an online form are provided for public records requests.[10]
  • Active and awarded bids are posted.[11]
  • Administrative officials are listed with contact information.[12]
  • The city has an Open Wellington transparency feature.[13]
  • Tax information is posted.[14]

The bad

  • Meeting minutes are not available.
  • Awarded contract details are not available.
  • No information is available on Taxpayer-funded lobbying


Main articles: Florida government sector lobbying and Florida League of Cities.

Wellington reported more than $1,005,000 spent on lobbying between 2002-2007 (see table).

Reported lobbying expenditures, 2002-2007[15]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2007 $200,000
2006 $190,000
2005 $320,000
2004 $200,000
2003 $95,000
2002 Less than $10,000

Wellington pays membership dues[16] to the Florida League of Cities, a government sector lobbying association.

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