Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.

Etowah County, Alabama

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Etowah County is one of 67 counties in Alabama. Its county seat is Gadsden.

Website evaluation

Budget N
600px-Red x.png
Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning N
600px-Red x.png
Audits N
600px-Red x.png
Contracts P
Lobbying N
600px-Red x.png
Public records N
600px-Red x.png
Local taxes P
County websitesGuide.png
Transparency grading process

The good

  • The contact information for the Commissioners is posted[1].
  • Department phone numbers are listed, but the Administrators themselves are not all listed[2].
  • Some property tax information is posted[3].
  • Contract bid opportunities posted[4], current contracts are not online.

The bad

  • No budgets or audits are posted.
  • No meeting minutes are posted. Only the meeting days are posted[5].
  • Building permit information is not listed.
  • Contracts and lobbying affiliations are not listed.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alabama Public Records Law.

External links