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Baker County, Florida

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Baker County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Macclenny is the county seat.

Baker County's population was estimated to be 26,336 in 2009.[1] Baker County was the 52nd largest county in Florida according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates in 2001.[2]

Evaluation of website

Main article: Evaluation of Florida county websites
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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 N
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Contracts N
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The good

  • Current budget information is posted.[3]
  • County board members are listed with contact information, as well as administrative officials.[4]
  • Board meeting minutes are available, some in audio format. Archives go back to 2001.[5]
  • Building permits and zoning information is included.[6]
  • Local tax information is available.[7]
  • Property appraisal information is available (work in progress).[8]

The bad

Employee Salaries

In early 2012, Jacksonville's The Florida Times-Union requested public salary data from more than 90 North Florida government agencies for 2010-11.[9] Below are the highest paid Baker County employees in 2010:[10]

Name Year Employer Base Pay Total Pay
DOBSON, JOEY B 2010 Baker County Sheriff's Office $105,924.00 $105,924.00
RAULERSON, SHERRIE 2010 Baker County Schools $97,577.67 $97,577.67
Sweat, Tim 2010 Baker County Property Appraiser $97,328.00 $97,328.00
Harvey, Gene 2010 Baker County Tax Collector's Office $97,328.00 $97,328.00
FRASER, AL 2010 Baker County Clerk of Courts $97,239.00 $97,239.00

Audits

For Baker County, the clerk or comptroller performs internal audits.[11]

See also

External links

References

  1. U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
  2. U.S. Census Bureau
  3. 2012 Budget
  4. County Board
  5. Board Minutes
  6. Building and Zoning
  7. Tax Collector
  8. Baker County Property Appraiser
  9. Salary findings for North Florida government agencies
  10. Baker County salaries
  11. PBC Clerk & Comptroller 5.30.07