Archuleta County, Colorado

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Archuleta County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The county seat is Pagosa Springs.

Website evaluation

Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was last evaluated on July 30, 2012.

The good

  • The county publishes its current budget and also provides archives of past budgets.[1]
  • The most current audit is posted online, along with archives to past audits.[2]
  • The county has information on its GIS department, which discloses information about tax boundaries.[3] There is also a county tax guide available.[4]
  • Vendor information, a guide to doing business with the county and open bids are posted on the site.[5]
  • Agendas, meeting minutes and videos of meetings are posted on the site.[6] A calendar of meetings is also available.[7]
  • Names of county commissioners is provided, along with contact information including a personalized email.[8]
  • A staff directory provides information on the heads of each department, including an office address, phone number and email.[9]
  • The county hosts a public documents center on its site.[10] There is also a fee schedule disclosed for public records.[11] Given the fee schedule, it is guessed that the County Clerk serves as the Public Information Officer, and their contact information is available online.[12]
  • Planning applications and a zoning map is online, along with information on the planning and zoning commission.[13]

The bad

  • Approved contract statements and/or values and who contracts are awarded to could not be found on the site.
  • No information could be found on the county's lobbying activities, or if they are members of lobbying associations, including the membership dues.

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