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Imperial County, California

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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 Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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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 Y
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Imperial County is one of 58 counties in California. Its county seat is in El Centro.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all board of supervisor members is published.[1]
  • Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2]
  • The names and contact information for all administrative officials is available.[3]
  • Budget documents and Audit Documents are published.[4]
  • Tax information is published.[5]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is published.[6]

The bad


In 2008, Imperial County reported $90,000 spent on lobbying the federal government.[7]

For 2007 and 2008, Imperial County spent $79,726 on lobbying the California legislature.[8]

External links


  1. Board
  2. Meetings
  3. Contacts
  4. Financial Statements
  5. Taxes
  6. Planning Department
  7. [1]
  8. State-Level Lobbying and Taxpayers: How Much Do We Really Know?, Pacific Research Institute