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Dolores County, Colorado

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Dolores County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The county seat is Dove Creek.

Website evaluation

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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Transparency grading process


See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was last evaluated on Aug. 3, 2012.

The good

  • County commissioners are listed on the site with an office address, phone number and general email address.[1]
  • Information is provided on how to calculate property taxes.[2]
  • The county Clerk & Recorder identifies their role as Public Information Officer and provided an office address, phone number, email and fee schedule for document requests.[3]
  • Each department lists the department head, office address, phone number and a role-based email.
  • Meeting minutes for from April to July of 2012 are provided on the site.[1]
  • Zoning ordinances and permit applications are provided on the site.[1]

The bad

  • The transparency checklist requires personalized emails for each commissioner.
  • The transparency checklist requires a public calendar detailing the time and location of public meetings.
  • Meeting minutes and agendas for the past 3-5 years could not be found.
  • Budget and audits (or CAFRs) for the past 3-5 years could not be found.
  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if its a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

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