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Check the Sunshine Review page about each City for more detailed information about what information is available on the City website, along with recommendations SR users have made for positive changes.
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Check the page about each city for more detailed information about what information is available on the city website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.
* See sample [[proactive disclosure|transparency]] legislation at the [http://www.sunshinestandard.org Sunshine Standard]
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==Conclusions chart==
 
==Conclusions chart==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
Currently the conclusions chart only encompasses the five largest cities plus the capital of Florida. These cities averaged out to a "B" website transparency grade.
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This chart encompasses the 5 largest cities plus the capital of Florida. These cities averaged out to a "B" website transparency grade.
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! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Government budgets|Budget]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Government budgets|Budget]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Open Meeting Law|Meetings]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Open Meeting Law|Meetings]]?
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Elected officials (Sunshine Review)]]?
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! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Elected officials]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Administrative Officials|Admin. Officials]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Administrative Officials|Admin. Officials]]?
 
! style="background-color:#cedff2" | [[Building permits and zoning|Permits/<br>Zoning]]?
 
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table = class="wikitable sortable", [[Florida cities (Sunshine Review)|City]], [[Transparency checklist|Grades]], [[Government budgets|Budget]], [[Open Meeting Law|Meetings]], [[Elected Officials]], [[Administrative Officials|Admin.<br>Officials]], [[Building permits and zoning|Permits/<br>Zoning]], [[Audits]], [[Contracts]], [[Lobbying]], [[State sunshine laws|Public records]], [[Local taxes|Taxes]]
 
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noresultsheader = No websites have been evaluated for [[Florida]].  To start one watch our [[Help:Transparency checklist|video tutorial]].
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table = class="wikitable sortable", [[Florida cities (Sunshine Review)|City]], [[Transparency checklist|Grades]], [[Government budgets|Budget]], [[Open Meeting Law|Meetings]], [[Elected Officials (Sunshine Review)]], [[Administrative Officials|Admin.<br>Officials]], [[Building permits and zoning|Permits/<br>Zoning]], [[Audits]], [[Contracts]], [[Lobbying]], [[State sunshine laws|Public records]], [[Local taxes|Taxes]]
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table = class="wikitable sortable", [[Florida cities (Sunshine Review)|City]], [[Transparency checklist|Grades]], [[Government budgets|Budget]], [[Open Meeting Law|Meetings]], [[Elected Officials]], [[Administrative Officials|Admin.<br>Officials]], [[Building permits and zoning|Permits/<br>Zoning]], [[Audits]], [[Contracts]], [[Lobbying]], [[State sunshine laws|Public records]], [[Local taxes|Taxes]]
 
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==Correcting errors==
 
==Correcting errors==
If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about a [[Florida cities (Sunshine Review)|Florida city]], you can [[Sunshine Review:Evaluating government websites|correct it immediately]] or [[Sunshine Review:Articles that need fixing|report the error]].
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If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about a [[Florida cities|Florida city]], you can report the error to [mailto:geoff.pallay@ballotpedia.org Geoff Pallay, Director of Research].
 
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[[Category:City evaluation pages by state]]

Revision as of 12:35, 28 November 2013

Portal:My Government WebsiteMgw small.png
My Government Website
Transparency Checklist
Progress reports
County website project
County comparison chart

City website project
List of cities

School district website project
List of school districts
Below is a chart evaluating the transparency efforts of Florida city websites.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
Partial.png
means that information was partially provided

Check the page about each city for more detailed information about what information is available on the city website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2012

This chart encompasses the 5 largest cities plus the capital of Florida. These cities averaged out to a "B" website transparency grade.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
6 6 4 5 6 6 4 2 2 3
P
Partial.png
0 0 2 1 0 0 2 2 2 0
N
600px-Red x.png
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3

Comparison chart


City Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Jacksonville, Florida B
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P
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P
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Miami, Florida A-
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N
600px-Red x.png
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Orlando, Florida C
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P
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P
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P
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N
600px-Red x.png
St. Petersburg, Florida B-
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N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Tallahassee, Florida B- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
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Y
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Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Tampa, Florida B
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P
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Evaluation of all city websites


City Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Haines City, Florida A+
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Hallandale Beach, Florida A+
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Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
Jacksonville, Florida B
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{{{1}}}
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
P
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P
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
Miami, Florida A-
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
N
600px-Red x.png
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
Naples, Florida A+ Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
{{{1}}}
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Oakland Park, Florida A-
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P
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
Okeechobee, Florida B
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{{{1}}}
P
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
P
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P
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{{{1}}}
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Orlando, Florida C
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{{{1}}}
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{{{1}}}
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
St. Petersburg, Florida B-
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Tallahassee, Florida B- Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
Y
600px-Yes check.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
Tampa, Florida B
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P
Partial.png
P
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P
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{{{1}}}
Wellington, Florida B-
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P
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{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
{{{1}}}
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P
Partial.png
N
600px-Red x.png
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Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about a Florida city, you can report the error to Geoff Pallay, Director of Research.