Transparency Initiatives

The"Tranparency Checklist" is a best practice in website design to promote government transparency.  The checklist includes a list of website features that citizens should be able to easily find:

Government budgets
Open meeting laws
Elected officials
Administrative officials
Building permits and zoning
Audits
Contracts
Lobbying
Public records
Taxes

Transparency Checklist Olathe Transparency Initiatives
Budgets Budget
Open meetings laws Agendas, Boards and Meetings
Elected officials Council Members
Administrative officials City Manager's Office
Building permits and zoning

Building, Residential, Commercial, Inspections

Development, Signs, Special Use

Water/Sewer

Audits

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,

Strategy and Performance Measurement

Contracts Bids/Contracts
Lobbying

Lobbying Information

Legislative Initiatives

Public Records Freedom of Information/Records Requests
Taxes Taxes and Fees