Butte County, California

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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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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Butte County is one of 58 counties in California. It's county seat is located in Oroville.

County website

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information of all county supervisor members is published.[1]
  • County supervisor meeting agendas[2] and minutes[3] are published.
  • The current budget is published.[4]
  • Tax information is published.[5]

The bad

  • There is no information on administrative officials, audits, contracts, building permits and zoning or lobbying.


Main article: California government sector lobbying

In 2008, Butte County reported $120,000 spent on lobbying the federal government.[6]

For 2007 and 2008, Butte County spent $497,409 on lobbying the California legislature.[7]

External links


  1. Supervisors
  2. Agendas
  3. Minutes
  4. Budget
  5. Taxes
  6. Butte County - Open Secrets
  7. State-Level Lobbying and Taxpayers: How Much Do We Really Know?, Pacific Research Institute