Herriman, Utah

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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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 Y
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Local Taxes Y
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Transparency grading process

Herriman is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Utah city websites

The good

  • Budgets posted online[1].
  • Agendas and minutes posted[2].
  • Elected officials listed with contact info[3].
  • Administrative officials listed. Some have contact info[4].
  • Records request form is online[5].
  • Land use and building permit applications[6] are online with fee info[7].
  • Utility billing rates posted online[8].

The bad

  • City contracts not posted online
  • No audits posted

The Sutherland Institute

The Sutherland Institute in Utah issued a transparency report that graded Utah cities according to a ten-point checklist.[9] The Institute spent 20 minutes on each website searching for checklist items to ensure that transparency items were both present and easily accessible. 111 cities were graded and averaged a score of roughly 5 points, which is the equivalent of a C- transparency grade.[10]

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