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Goodhue County, Minnesota

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning Y
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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 Y
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Goodhue County is one of 87 counties in Minnesota. As of 2000, the population was 44,127. Its county seat is Red Wing. Nearly all of Prairie Island Indian Community is within the county.

Website evaluation

The good

  • There is a list of the commissioners and their contact information.[1]
  • There is a meeting schedules, minutes and agendas.[2]
  • Posts past and present budgets.[3] Also posted financial statements and accepted bid contrcts[4]
  • Posts tax rate information.[5]
  • Posts applications for planning and zoning.[6]

The bad

  • No listing the county audits, credit card receipts, or posting on the checkbook register.
  • Doesn't provide a way to check the status online.[7]


In 2008, Goodhue County reported $0 spent on lobbying.[8]

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