Coconino County, Arizona

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Coconino County is one of 15 counties in Arizona. It is located in the north-central part of the state, and its county seat is Flagstaff.

It is part of the Flagstaff, Arizona Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 Census, the population is 134,421.[1] The 2006 estimated population was 125,000. It is the second largest county by land area in the 48 continguous United States, behind San Bernardino County, California.

Coconino County contains Grand Canyon National Park, the Havasupai Nation, and parts of the Navajo Nation, Hualapai Nation, and Hopi Nation. It takes its name from Cosnino, a name applied to the Havasupai.

Coconino County was the setting for George Herriman's early 20th century Krazy Kat comic strip.

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The good

  • Budget is available online.[2]
  • Financial audits are available.[3]
  • A full listing of the board of supervisors and their contact info is provided.[4]
  • Board meetings are listed with agendas.[5]
  • Information on local taxes is available.[6]
  • A website for county contracts is available but is not up-to-date.[7]
  • Building permits are available[8], as well as zoning information.[9]

The bad

Elected Officials

The Board consists of five members elected by district to four-year terms. The Board establishes administrative policy and direction for the County and has budgetary oversight over all County departmental budgets to ensure County revenues are expended within established guidelines.

Name Title
Carl Taylor, District 1 Member
Liz Archuleta, District 2 Member
Matt Ryan, District 3 Member
Mandy Metzger, District 4 Member
Lena Fowler, District 5 Chair

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