Huntsville, Alabama

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Huntsville is a city in the state of Alabama. It is the county seat of Madison County.

Website evaluation

Budget P
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public Records N
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Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

See also: Evaluation of Alabama city websites

Last rated on October 9, 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • The current budget document is available.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedules, agendas, and minutes are posted.[2]
  • Elected officials
    • Names and contact details are available for elected officials.[3]
  • Administrative officials
    • A departmental directory lists key administrative officials with telephone and email contact details.[4]
  • Building permits & zoning
    • Zoning ordinances and forms are posted.[5]
    • Building permits instructions and forms are posted.[6]
  • Audits
    • Audits are posted.[1]
  • Contracts
    • Open bids are posted and can be submitted online.[7]
  • Local taxes
    • Information is provided on each city tax.[8]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Archived budget documents are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Awarded contracts are not posted.
  • Lobbying
    • Information is not provided on [government sector lobbying].
  • Public records
    • Public records policies and contacts are not listed.

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