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Benton County, Iowa

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Transparency grading process

Benton County is one of 99 counties in Iowa.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Iowa county websites

The good

  • Budget and audit information is available.[1]
  • Board meeting minutes[2] and agenda are online.[3]
  • Taxes can be paid online.[4]
  • Administrative officials are listed under respective departments.
  • Some public records fee information is available.[5]

The bad

  • County supervisors are listed but individual contact info is not available.[6]
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • There is no information on building permits and zoning, or contracts.
  • There is no online access to public records.

External links

References

  1. Auditors Reports
  2. Board Minutes
  3. Board Agenda
  4. Treasurer
  5. See "Recorder"
  6. Supervisors