Covington, Louisiana

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The city of Covington is the parish seat of Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana. It is located at a fork of the Bogue Falaya and the Tchefuncte River. The population was 8,483 at the 2000 census, and was estimated to be 9,347 in July 2005.

Evaluating transparency of the city's website

The good

  • A full listing of council members and their contact information is provided.[1]
  • A full listing of administrative officials and their contact information is provided.[2]
  • City Council meeting schedule and times is posted.[3]
  • Zoning and building permit information available in municipal code.[4]

The bad

  • Budget information is not included.
  • Meeting agendas/minutes are not provided.
  • Audit reports are not available.
  • City contracts are not online.
  • Local tax information is not provided.
  • How to make a public records request is not provided on the city's site.

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