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Evaluation of Idaho county websites

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Below is a chart evaluating the transparency efforts of Idaho county websites.

See also: County websites, state-by-state comparison, to compare what you can find on Idaho's county websites to what can be found on county websites in other states.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
Partial.png
means that information was partially provided

Check the page about each county for more detailed information about what information is available on the county website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2012

This chart encompasses the 5 largest counties in Idaho: Ada County, Canyon County, Kootenai County, Bonneville County, and Bannock County. These counties averaged a "D+" website transparency grade.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 2 1 2 4 2 1 1 3 3
P
Partial.png
2 1 4 1 0 2 1 0 0 2
N
600px-Red x.png
1 2 0 2 1 1 3 4 2 0

Comparison chart


" County Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Ada County, Idaho C- P
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Bannock County, Idaho F P
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N
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N
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Bonneville County, Idaho F N
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N
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P
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P
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N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
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N
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N
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N
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Canyon County, Idaho A+
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Kootenai County, Idaho D
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N
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N
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N
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2009

In 2009, Idaho county websites averaged an "D" website transparency score.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
5 21 25 26 19 4 0 0 7 6
P
Partial.png
1 10 9 7 9 0 0 0 1 20
N
600px-Red x.png
29 4 1 2 7 31 35 35 27 9
No Website 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

Comparison chart


" County Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Ada County, Idaho C- P
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N
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Bannock County, Idaho F P
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N
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N
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N
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Bonneville County, Idaho F N
600px-Red x.png
N
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P
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P
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N
600px-Red x.png
N
600px-Red x.png
N
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N
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N
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N
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Canyon County, Idaho A+
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Kootenai County, Idaho D
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N
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N
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N
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P
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Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about an Idaho county, you can report the error by emailing us.

Taking action