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DeSoto County, Florida

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DeSoto County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Arcadia is the county seat.

DeSoto County had an estimated population of 35,297 in 2009.[1].

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The good

  • The current and previous budgets are posted.[2]
  • Meeting agendas and minutes are available,[3] with meeting dates on the calendar.[4]
  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[5]
  • Administrators and contact information are listed by department.[6]
  • Building permits[7] and zoning information is available.[8]
  • Current contracts are listed, but the actual contracts are not available.[9]
  • Current and previous audits are available[10]
  • Local tax information is available.[11]

The bad


For DeSoto County, the internal audit function is within County government and reports to the County Manager.[12]

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