Ballard County, Kentucky

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Transparency grading process
Ballard County is one of 120 counties in Kentucky. Wickliffe is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Kentucky county websites

This website was reviewed on December 11, 2011.

The good

  • Administrative officials are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Magistrates are listed, but no contact information provided.[1]
  • A search for "open records" gives a first result of a state page with thorough information on the Kentucky Open Records Act and how to make public records requests.[2]


The bad

  • The budget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on meetings, building permits and zoning, and local taxes.
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • The site does not disclose if the county belongs to government sector lobbying associations.


External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ballard County, "Elected officials," accessed December 11, 2011
  2. Kentucky.gov, "Search," accessed December 11, 2011