Bradford County, Florida

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Bradford County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Starke is the county seat.

Bradford County had an estimated population of 29,235 as of 2009.[1]

Evaluation of website

Main article: Evaluation of Florida county websites
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Transparency grading process


The good

  • Budget information is accessible via the home page.[2]
  • A schedule of board meetings and meeting agendas are posted on the home page.[3]
  • Board meeting minutes are posted.[4]
  • Building permits and zoning information is available.[5]
  • Local tax information is posted.[6]

The bad

  • Names of county commissioners are accessible via a drop-down box on the home page. However, there is no contact, election, or salary information provided.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Current bid advertisements are posted on the home page[3], but there is no information on the bidding process or current or past contracts.
  • Information on how to make a public records request is not provided on the site.
  • There is no information on audits

Audits

For Bradford County, the clerk or comptroller performs internal audits.[7]

See also

External links

References

  1. U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
  2. 2011-12 Budget
  3. 3.0 3.1 Bradford County Home Page
  4. Minutes
  5. Building and Zoning
  6. Tax Collector
  7. PBC Clerk & Comptroller 5.30.07