Clay County, Minnesota

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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 P
Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Clay County is one of 87 counties in Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 51,229. Its name is in honor of American statesman Henry Clay, member of the United States Senate from Kentucky and United States Secretary of State in the 19th century. Its county seat is Moorhead.

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The good

  • The county has a list of elected officials with their contact information.[1]
  • The county records and archives meeting times, places, minutes and agendas.[2]
  • The county posts current and past budgets, revenues and cash flow statements.[3]
  • The Permits and Zoning department posts not only forms but also meeting minutes and other information.[4]

The bad

  • No information on country contracts, audits, credit card receipts or posting of the checkbook register.
  • Doesn't say if the county is a member of any lobbying groups.

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