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Manvel, Texas

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Manvel Texas is a city in Brazoria County Texas.

Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning
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

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Transparency grading process

Evaluating The Website

The good

  • The website for Manvel Texas includes the names of all city council members.[1]
  • City council meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2][3]
  • The current budget is published.[6]
  • Information on administrative officials and the tax rate is published.[7][8]
  • Building permits[9] and zoning information available.[10]

The bad

  • Contact information is not provided for the city council members.
  • There is no information on contracts, lobbying, and audits.

Taxpayer-funded lobbying

Main article: Texas Municipal League members list

Manvel pays membership dues to the Texas Municipal League, a government sector lobbying association.

External links

City of Manvel (dead link)


  1. City Council (dead link)
  2. (dead link)index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=18&&Itemid=40 Agendas
  3. (dead link)index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=19&&Itemid=40 Minutes
  4. Public Information Act (dead link)
  5. Record Request Form
  6. (dead link)index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=90&Itemid=40 Budget
  7. (dead link)component/option,com_contact/catid,12/Itemid,37/ Contact
  8. (dead link)component/option,com_docman/task,cat_view/Itemid,40/gid,25/orderby,dmdate_published/ Tax Rate
  9. Permits (dead link)
  10. (dead link)content/view/27/66/ Zoning