Franklin County, Florida

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Franklin County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Apalachicola is the county seat.

Franklin County's population was estimated to be 11,280 in 2009.[1]

Evaluation of website

Main article: Evaluation of Florida county websites
Transparency Grade
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records P
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Budgets and audits are posted on the Board of Commissioners home page.[2]
  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[2]
  • Board minutes[3] and agendas[4] are posted.
  • Building permits and zoning information is available.[5]
  • Local tax information is available.[6]

The bad

  • There is information on current bids and information on a related meeting on the Board of Commissioners home page[2], but there is no information on awarded contracts or the bidding process in general.
  • Hosts a public records search,[7] but there is no information on how to make a public records request.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.


For Franklin County, the clerk or comptroller performs the internal audit.[8]

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