Amador County, California

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Transparency Grade
Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Amador County is one of 58 counties in California. Jackson is its county seat.

County website

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all board of supervisor members is published.[1]
  • Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2]
  • The names and contact information for all administrative officials is provided.[3]
  • Tax information is published.[4]
  • Audit documents are published.[5]
  • The current budget is published.[6]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is available.[7]

The bad

  • There is no information on contracts and lobbying.


Main article:California government sector lobbying

Amador County has reported $220,000 spent lobbying the federal government since 2004.

Reported lobbying expenditures, 2004-2009[8]
Year Amount spent on lobbying
2009 $20,000
2008 $80,000
2007 $40,000
2006 $40,000
2005 $40,000
2004 $20,000

For 2007 and 2008, Amador County spent $57,993 on lobbying the California legislature.[9]

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