Dawson County, Montana

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Dawson County is one of 56 counties in Montana. Dawson County is located in the east central region of the state. The estimated population of the county is 9,059. The county seat is Glendive.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Montana county websites

This website was reviewed on December 14, 2011.

The good

  • County commissioners are posted with contact information.[1]
  • Meeting procedures are outlined,[1] and agendas and recent minutes are posted.[2]
  • A directory is posted with contact information for county officials.[3]
  • Bid opportunities are posted.[4]
  • Zoning information is posted.[5]
  • Taxes are payable online.[6]
  • Contact information is provided for procuring building permits.[7]
  • Information is provided on how to procure copies of the county budget.[8]

The bad

  • Meeting minutes from previous years are not posted, although contact information is provided for requesting them.[2]
  • County contracts are not available.
  • No information is provided on public records requests.
  • No information is available on Taxpayer-funded lobbying.
  • Budgets, audits, and tax rates are not posted.

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