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Revision as of 06:56, 18 March 2014

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 Mississippi county websites.

See also: County websites, state-by-state comparison, to compare what you can find on Mississippi's county websites to what can be found on county websites in other states.

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

Conclusions chart

2012

This chart encompasses the 5 largest counties in the state: Hinds County, Harrison County, DeSoto, Rankin County, and Jackson County. These counties averaged a "C-" website transparency grade in 2012.

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

Comparison chart

No websites have been evaluated for Mississippi.

2009

All other evaluations were conducted in 2009, where the average website transparency grade was an "F."

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
1 4 21 26 4 0 0 0 0 6
P
Partial.png
1 9 10 1 8 2 3 0 4 14
N
600px-Red x.png
30 19 1 5 20 30 29 32 28 12
No Website 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50

Comparison chart

Please check each district to see when it was last rated, if there is no time stamp then check the "History" tab to see when it was last edited.

No websites have been evaluated for Mississippi.No websites have been evaluated for Mississippi.{|class="wikitable sortable !" County ! Grades ! Budget ! Meetings ! Elected Officials ! Admin.
Officials
! Permits/
Zoning
! Audits ! Contracts ! Lobbying ! Public records ! Taxes |}

Counties without websites

No websites have been evaluated for Mississippi.

Correcting errors

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