Read the State Legislative Tracker. New edition available now!

Bowie County, Texas

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Grade2.pngF
Budget P
Partial.png
Meetings P
Partial.png
Elected Officials P
Partial.png
Administrative Officials P
Partial.png
Permits, zoning N
600px-Red x.png
Audits Y
600px-Yes check.png
Contracts N
600px-Red x.png
Lobbying P
Partial.png
Public records N
600px-Red x.png
Local taxes Y
600px-Yes check.png
County websitesGuide.png
Transparency grading process

Bowie County, Texas is one of 254 counties in Texas.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Texas county websites

The good

  • The names, phone numbers, and physical addresses for all county commissioners and the county judge are provided. There are no email addresses.[1]
  • The names, phone numbers, and physical addresses for administrative officials are provided in each department. Some email addresses are provided.[2]
  • Tax rate information is provided.[3]
  • Audit reports are published.[4]
  • The current complete budget is published.[5]
  • Establishes that it is a member of the Texas Association of Counties, a government sector lobbying association, on its homepage.[6]
  • Agendas are posted for upcoming meetings, which are announced on the Public Notices page; supporting documents as well as meeting minutes are available.[7]

The bad

  • There is no extensive information on lobbying available.
  • There is no information on building permits and zoning or the public records.

External links

References

  1. Commissioners
  2. Other County Offices
  3. Taxes
  4. Audits
  5. [1]
  6. Bowie County
  7. Public Notices