Etowah County, Alabama

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

Website evaluation

Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
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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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.

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