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Eddy County, New Mexico

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Budget P
Meetings Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes P
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Eddy County is one of 33 counties in New Mexico. As of 2000, the population was 51,658. Its county seat and largest city is Carlsbad. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in Eddy County.

Website evaluation

The good

  • The budget from this year and previous years can be downloaded from the finance department portion of the website.[1]
  • Website includes meetings minutes and agendas.[2]
  • The website does list term information for its elected officials.
  • There is a place to place bids for contracts online.

The bad

  • No mailing or email addresses are listed for elected officials.[3]
  • No concise information concerning the budget.
  • No listing the county audits, credit card receipts, or posting on the checkbook register.

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