Gem County, Idaho

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

Gem County is one of 44 counties in Idaho.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Idaho county websites

The good

  • Budget is available.[1]
  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[2]
  • Commissioners meeting agenda[3], minutes are posted.[4]
  • Building permits and zoning information is available.[5]
  • Property tax information is provided.[6]

The bad

  • Commissioners meetings are posted on the calendar, but it is not up to date.[7]
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Does not include information on how to make a public records request.
  • The Prosecutor & Commissioners do not allow the citizens of Gem County a public hearing for a new CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Opereation).

External links


  1. Budget
  2. Commissioners
  3. Agenda
  4. Minutes
  5. Development Services
  6. Property Taxes
  7. Calendar