Barton County, Kansas

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Barton County is one of 105 counties in Kansas.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Kansas county websites
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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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 P
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • The website has information on county officials.[1]
  • The website has some tax information.[2]
  • The website has the county commissioners meeting minutes and agendas.[3]
  • The website has the county commissioners meeting calendar.[4]

The bad

  • The website does not have information on budgets, building permits, zoning, audits, contracts, lobbying, or public records.

Open records requests

  • The site mentions that "Barton County is committed to providing public information when appropriate." Responses when contacting Burton County officials generally take three business days. However, officials ask that, "Open records requests be made via the telephone or in person."[5]

External links


  1. County Officials
  2. Tax Information
  3. Minutes and Agendas
  4. Meeting Calendar