Lancaster, Ohio

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

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Lancaster is a city in Ohio.

Website evaluation

This website was most recently rated Jan. 29, 2013.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Contact information for elected officials is posted.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting calendar is posted.[2]
    • Current agendas and minutes are posted.[3]
    • Agendas and Minutes are archived to 2004.[4]
  • Administration
    • Contact information for administrative officials is posted.[5]
  • Budget
    • Current city budget is posted.[6]
    • Budgets archived online to 2008.[7]
  • Audits
    • Audits are posted.[8]
    • Audits are archived to 2004
  • Zoning
    • City zoning code is posted.[9]
    • Zoning board meeting information is posted.
    • Building permits are posted.[10]
  • Taxes
    • Information on city income tax is posted.[11]
    • Tax forms are posted.

The bad

  • Lobbying
    • No information on taxpayer funded lobbying efforts on behalf of the city.
  • Public Records
    • No information on how to file a public records request.
  • Taxes
    • No additional information about local sales taxes or other revenue streams than the income tax.
  • Contracts
    • No information posted on vendor contracts or open bids.

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