PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Difference between revisions of "Tallahassee, Florida"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - " <ref>[http://www.o" to "<ref>[http://www.o")
m (Text replace - " <ref>[http://www.t" to "<ref>[http://www.t")
Line 21: Line 21:
 
[http://www.talgov.com/dma/procurement/bidinfo.cfm Bids and RFP's]</ref>
 
[http://www.talgov.com/dma/procurement/bidinfo.cfm Bids and RFP's]</ref>
 
* Budgets are posted.<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/dma/budget/budget.cfm Budget Reports]</ref>
 
* Budgets are posted.<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/dma/budget/budget.cfm Budget Reports]</ref>
* Agendas <ref>[http://www.talgov.com/commission/meetings/index.cfm Agendas]</ref> and minutes                                   <ref>[http://www.talgov.com/treasurer/crc.cfm Minutes]</ref> are available for City Council Meetings.   
+
* Agendas<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/commission/meetings/index.cfm Agendas]</ref> and minutes                                 <ref>[http://www.talgov.com/treasurer/crc.cfm Minutes]</ref> are available for City Council Meetings.   
* Building permits <ref>[http://www.talgov.com/growth/appsandforms.cfm Building Permits]</ref> and zoning information<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/planning/zoning/zoning.cfm Zoning Information]</ref> available online.  
+
* Building permits<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/growth/appsandforms.cfm Building Permits]</ref> and zoning information<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/planning/zoning/zoning.cfm Zoning Information]</ref> available online.  
 
* Audit reports are available.<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/auditing/auditreports.cfm Audit Reports]</ref>
 
* Audit reports are available.<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/auditing/auditreports.cfm Audit Reports]</ref>
* The Mayor and city council officials contact information and detailed biographies are posted online. <ref>[http://www.talgov.com/gov.cfm Mayor and city council officials information]</ref>
+
* The Mayor and city council officials contact information and detailed biographies are posted online.<ref>[http://www.talgov.com/gov.cfm Mayor and city council officials information]</ref>
  
 
===The bad===
 
===The bad===

Revision as of 23:54, 6 March 2014

Tallahassee is the capital city in U.S. state of Florida. It is one of 62 cities in the state.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Florida city websites

Last rated on Jan. 24, 2012

Grade2.pngB-
Budget Y
600px-Yes check.png
Meetings Y
600px-Yes check.png
Elected Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Administrative Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Permits, zoning Y
600px-Yes check.png
Audits Y
600px-Yes check.png
Contracts Y
600px-Yes check.png
Lobbying N
600px-Red x.png
Public Records N
600px-Red x.png
Local Taxes N
600px-Red x.png

School district websitesGuide.png
Transparency grading process

The good

  • City of Tallahassee's bids and RFPs are posted.[1]
  • Budgets are posted.[2]
  • Agendas[3] and minutes [4] are available for City Council Meetings.
  • Building permits[5] and zoning information[6] available online.
  • Audit reports are available.[7]
  • The Mayor and city council officials contact information and detailed biographies are posted online.[8]

The bad

  • No information on taxes.
  • Lobbying information and ethics is not noted
  • There is no checkbook register available
  • No information regarding public records.

Lobbying

Main articles: Florida government sector lobbying and Florida League of Cities.

Tallahassee has reported $945,000 spent on lobbying since 2000 (see table).

Reported lobbying expenditures, 2000-2009[9]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2009 $60,000
2008 $105,000
2007 $140,000
2006 $170,000
2005 $60,000
2004 $170,000
2003 $60,000
2002 $80,000
2001 $60,000
2000 $40,000

Tallahassee pays membership dues[10] to the Florida League of Cities, a government sector lobbying association.

External links


References