Benton County, Washington

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Transparency grading process

Benton County is one of 39 counties in Washington.

Website evaluation

Last rated February 6, 2012.

The good

  • Budget is published.[1]
  • Local tax information is provided.[2]
  • Information provided on how to make public records requests, forms available.[3][4]
  • Commissioners are listed but individual contact info is not provided. Meeting minutes and agendas available.[5][6]
  • Annual financial audit reports available.[7]
  • Building permits[8] and zoning information provided.[9]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective departments.[10]
  • Bids are available.[11]

The bad


Lobbying

In 2008, Benton County reported $120,000 spent on lobbying.[12]


External links

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