Calhoun County, Alabama

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Calhoun County is one of 67 counties in Alabama. Its county seat is Anniston.

Website evaluation

Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials P
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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Transparency grading process

The good

  • The time and place of the next Commission meeting is posted.
  • The Commission members are listed along with contact information for the Commission office, but no individual contact information is provided[1].
  • Contact information for the various department offices is provided.
  • There is an online database of property tax reports[2].

The bad

  • No budget, audit, or contract information is provided.
  • No information on building permits is available.
  • Lobbying affiliations are not listed.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alabama Public Records Law.


In 2005, Calhoun County reported $40,000 spent on lobbying.[3]

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