GA: Local DeKalb County governments work toward more transparent, user-friendly online operations

June 28, 2017 2:48 PM

DeKalb County and the cities within it may not have independent websites for government transparency — such as the site recently created by the city of Atlanta — but they are utilizing a variety of tools to keep their communities involved and informed.

The city of Atlanta recently approved the creation of a Transparent Atlanta website separate from its official site which will allow constituents to review city revenues, expenditures and all city-related financial information.

In DeKalb, no efforts to create entirely separate websites have been launched to-date. However, the county and local city governments have made a number of improvements to their existing websites to increase transparency and create a more user-friendly experience. Continue...