Brownsville, Texas

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Brownsville Texas is a city in Cameron County Texas.

Budget Y
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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 P
Audits N
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public Records Y
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Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

Evaluating The Website

The good

The website for Brownsville Texas includes the names and contact information of all city commission members.

City Commission minutes and agendas are published. The current budget is published.

There is a procedure for requesting public records.

  • Zoning ordinance available in municipal code.[7]

The bad

  • There is no information on building permits, lobbying, and audits.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Brownsville pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association. Main article: Texas Municipal League members list, B

External links


  1. Finance Dept
  2. Agendas and Minutes
  3. City Commission
  4. Purchasing Dept
  5. Public Records
  6. Tax Rate
  7. Zoning Ordinance