Bay County, Florida
As of 2009, Bay County had an estimated population of 164,767. .
Evaluation of website
- Main article: Evaluation of Florida county websites
- The current budget is posted.
- Meeting dates, agenda, minutes, and video are available.
- County commissioners are listed along with contact information.
- The administration and official biographies are listed on the website. 
- Building permit and zoning information is available. 
- Taxes and millage rates are posted. 
- Bids and purchasing information is posted. Current contracts are not available.
- Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
- Includes a public records search and contact information for the Public Information Officer, but not how to make a public records request.
- There is no information on audits.
- Main article:Florida government sector lobbying
Bay County has reported $660,000 spent lobbying from 2000 to 2007, the last year for which information is available. (see table).
|Year||Amount spent on lobbying|
- Official Bay County Website
- Bay County on E-Reference
- Bay County Sheriff's Department
- Bay County Chamber of Commerce
- Bay County Supervisor of Elections
- Humane Society of Bay County
- ↑ U.S Census Bureau QuickFacts
- ↑ Public Information Office - Budget Issues
- ↑ Public Information Office - Meetings
- ↑ Board of County Commissioners
- ↑ Administration
- ↑ Frequently Asked Questions
- ↑ Builder's Services
- ↑ Taxes and Millage Rates
- ↑ Tax Collector
- ↑ Purchasing
- ↑ Public Information Office
- ↑ Open Secrets
- ↑ PBC Clerk & Comptroller 5.30.07