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Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning P
Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records
Local taxes
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Kalamazoo County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Two budgets and two audits are posted[1].
  • Meeting dates, agendas and minutes are posted[2].
  • Contact information for the Commissioners is provided[3].
  • Contact information for the other government officials is also available[4].
  • Some zoning information is provided, but building permits are not listed[5].
  • A public records request form is provided as well as a document that lists the County's procedures for handling these requests[6].
  • Tax information is provided and property tax fees can be searched online[7].

The bad

  • No contracts or lobbying affiliations are listed.

External links


  1. Finance see links on the left
  2. Meetings (dead link)
  3. Commissioners select Commissioner from the menu on the left
  4. Directory click links to see Department contact information
  5. Development
  6. Records request form, Records requests procedure
  7. Taxes