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Ada County, Idaho

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Ada County is one of 44 counties in Idaho.

  • County Seat: Boise, Idaho
  • Year Organized: 1864
  • Square Miles: 1,055

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Idaho county websites

This website was most recently evaluated on 16 Sept 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • The current budget is available[1]
  • Meetings
    • Agendas are available and archived for three years[2]
    • Minutes are posted[3]
  • Elected Officials
    • Commissioners are listed with names and email addresses in their individual biographies.[4] Commissioners 2[5] and 3[6] have phone numbers listed.
  • Administrative Officials
    • Administrative Officials are listed with names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses[7]
  • Permits and Zoning
    • Zoning information is available[8]
    • Building Permit applications are available[9]
  • Audits
    • Audits are available on the Clerk's page. They are archived for three years[10]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are listed[11]
  • Public Records
  • Taxes
    • Local tax information is available.[13]
    • Tax revenues are available in the budget.[14]

The bad

  • Budgets
    • Budgets are not archived for three years.
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedule is not posted.
    • Meeting minutes are not archived for three years.
  • Elected Officials
    • Physical addresses are not given
    • Phone number is not listed for the district 1 commissioner
  • Contracts
    • Contracts over $10,000 are not listed.
  • Lobbying

External links

References

  1. ADA Web — Budget
  2. ADA Web — Meeting Agendas
  3. ADA Web — Minutes
  4. ADA Web — Commissioners
  5. ADA Web — Rick Yzaguirre, District 2 Commissioner
  6. ADA Web — Dave Case, Dist. 3
  7. ADA Net — Administration (Administrators are listed on the right menu bar)
  8. ADA Web — Zoning Districts
  9. ADA Web — Building Permit Application Forms
  10. ADA Web — Clerk
  11. ADA Web — Bids
  12. Public Records Request
  13. ADA Web — Property Tax Calculation
  14. ADA Web — 2012-13 Budget (PDF)