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Brown County, Ohio

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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials P
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Administrative Officials P
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Permits, zoning
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Audits P
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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 Y
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Brown County, Ohio is one of eighty-eight counties in Ohio.

Website evaluation

The good

  • The names of all county commissioners are provided, but their individual contact information is not available[1]
  • Tax rate information is provided.[2]
  • Building permit and zoning information is provided.[3]


The bad

  • The current budget is not published.
  • The administrative departments are listed with their phone numbers but the names of the officials are not provided[4].
  • Some court records can be searched, but there is no mention of public records requests[5].
  • A past audit is posted, but current audit reports are not published[6].
  • County commissioner meeting agendas and minutes are not available.
  • There is no information on contracts or lobbying.

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