Erie County, Ohio

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Transparency Grade
Budget P
Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning P
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records P
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

Erie County, Ohio is one of eighty-eight counties in Ohio.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Ohio county websites

This website was evaluated on February 10, 2012.

The good

  • A county directory is posted, with contact information for officials provided on department pages.[1]
  • Tax information is posted.[2]
  • County commissioners are listed, but only a form is provided for contacting them.[3]
  • Meeting schedules and some agendas are posted.[4]
  • Bid opportunities are posted.[5]
  • A current-year budget overview is posted.[6]
  • Audits are published.[7]
  • Zoning information is available.[8]
  • Some departments have information on how to submit public records requests.

The bad

  • Individual contact information is not provided for county commissioners.
  • County commissioner meeting minutes are not available.
  • Full budgets are not posted.
  • Comprehensive information on the Ohio Open Records Law is not available.
  • County contracts are not posted.
  • Building permits are not available.
  • No information is available on Taxpayer-funded lobbying.

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