Grand Junction, Colorado

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Grand Junction is a town in Colorado.

Website evaluation

This website was most recently reviewed March 13, 2013.

Budget P
Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Lobbying N
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Public Records
Local Taxes

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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • An email address is provided for elected officials.[1]
    • A central telephone number is provided for the city council.[2]
  • Administration
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided at links for each department.[3]
  • Meetings
    • Agendas are posted and are archived online to November 2012.[4]
    • Minutes for latest council meetings ad previous three are posted.[5]
  • Taxes
    • Use and sales tax reports are posted.[6]
  • Budget
    • Budget highlights[7] for the most recent budget are posted.
    • Budget fund information can be downloaded as a PDF.
    • A video of the budget presentation, as well as a Power Point presentation of the budget is available.
  • Audit
    • Financial audits are posted.[8]
    • Audits are archived to 2007.
  • Public Records
    • There is a application to file a public records request.[9]
    • An online public records search is available.[10]
  • Zoning
    • Zoning code is posted, along with amendments to the code.[11]
    • Building permits are available online.[12]
  • Contracts
    • Vendor contracts are posted online.[13]

The bad

  • Elected Officials
    • Individual telephone numbers and addresses are not provided for elected officials.
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are only available for the past few meetings, and on a selective basis.
    • Meeting agendas are not archived for 3 years.
  • Budget
    • A complete budget report for the current budget is not posted online, only budget highlights.
    • Previous budgets are not archived for at least three years.
  • Lobbying
    • No information on taxpayer funded lobbying is posted.

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