Cameron County, Texas

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

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Texas county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all county commissioners is provided.[1][2][3][4][5]
  • The names and contact information for administrative officials is available.[6]
  • Audit reports are published.[7]
  • County commission meeting agendas are published.[8]
  • Tax rate information is provided.[9]
  • The current budget is published.[10]
  • The Cameron County Clerk's website has information on public records.[11]

The bad

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

Public records

Cameron County District Attorney’s Office refused to take that the Valley Morning Star accusing San Benito officials of violating the Texas Open Meetings Act.[12]

External links


  1. County Judge (dead link)
  2. Commissioner Pct.1 (dead link)
  3. Commissioner Pct.2 (dead link)
  4. Commissioner Pct.3 (dead link)
  5. Commissioner Pct.4 (dead link)
  6. Directory
  7. Audits
  8. Agendas (dead link)
  9. Taxes
  10. Budget (dead link)
  11. County Clerk - Official Records
  12. Texas Watchdog, A flaw in the process for pursuing open meetings violations highlighted by a Cameron County case of inadequate notice for a San Benito meeting, Sept. 17, 2010