Grant County, Oklahoma

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Transparency grading process
Grant County is one of 77 counties in Oklahoma. As of 2000, the population is 5,144. Its county seat is Medford.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Oklahoma county websites

This site was last evaluated on Oct. 15, 2012.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Commissioners and other elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email by district.[1]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Heads of each department are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email by district.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes and agendas are archived back to 2010.[2][3]
  • Contracts
    • Contract bids and proposals are published on the site.[4]
  • Finance
    • The current budget is posted.[5]
    • Audits are posted for 2008 and 2009.

The bad

  • Site took long to download.
  • Meetings
    • Meeting notices with times and locations for 2012 could not be located.
  • Finance
    • Budgets are not archived for the past 3-5 years.
    • Audits are not provided for the past 3-5 financial years.
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances and permit applications could not be located.
  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • Lobbying
    • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if it's a member of government lobbying associations are not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.
  • Public records
    • The public information officer is not identified, and a mailing address, personalized email and phone number is not provided.
    • Information on the public records law or any required forms is not given.
  • Taxes
    • Local tax rates are not disclosed.
    • Residents cannot pay taxes online.


External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Grant County, District 1, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  2. Grant County, Meetings, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  3. Grant County, 2012 meeting minutes and agendas, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  4. Grant County, Bids, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  5. Grant County, Budget reports, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012