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Gordon County, Georgia

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Gordon County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. Its county seat is Calhoun.

Website evaluation

Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning
Contracts P
Lobbying Y
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Transparency grading process

This website was last evaluated in March 2014.

The good

  • The current fiscal year budget is available, as are past fiscal year budgets.[1]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are available.[2]
  • Contact information, including personalized email addresses, is available for elected officials.[3]
  • Contact information, including personalized email addresses, is available for key administrative officials.[3][4]
  • Information pertaining to building permits and zoning is available. A building permit application is available for download.[5][6]
  • Audit reports are included in the county's annual financial statements.[1]
  • Contract and bid information is available.[7]
  • The county discloses its relationships with lobbying organizations.[8]
  • Information pertaining to the public records request process is available, and a contact person is identified.[9]
  • Information pertaining to local taxes is available, including millage rates.[10]

The bad

  • The county does not appear to publish awarded contracts to vendors of over $10,000.