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Transparency grading process

Weakley County is one of 95 counties in Tennessee. It is a member of the National Association of Counties, a government sector lobbying association.[1]

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Tennessee county websites

Website was most recently reviewed Feb. 4, 2013.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • County officials listed with contact information. [2]
  • Meetings
    • Commissioners meetings posted on calendar. [3]
    • Minutes and resolutions available. [4]
    • Minutes and resolutions are archived for more than three years.
  • Budget
    • Current budget, including budget summary is posted. [5]
    • Budgets are archived to 2004.
  • Permits and Zoning
    • Information is provided on building permits. [6]
    • Information is provided on zoning. [7]
  • Taxes
    • Information is provided on local taxes. [8]
    • Information provided so residents can figure their tax bill. [9]
  • Audits
    • Audits are online. [10]
    • Audits are archived to 2005.
  • Lobbying
  • Discloses membership in government sector lobbying associations.[11]
  • Public Records
    • Information on how to make a public records request is provided on the site.[12]
  • Contracts
    • Open bids are posted. [13]

The bad

  • Lobbying
    • Does not include membership dues to organizations the county belongs, nor does it post contract information with any private lobbying entity.
  • Contracts
    • Does not post information on accepted bids.


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