Kanabec County, Minnesota

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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 P
Audits N
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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 P
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Transparency grading process

Kanabec County is one of 87 counties in Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 14,996. Its county seat is Mora (though the original county seat was Brunswick).

Website evaluation

The good

  • Lists the current board of commissioners and their contact information.[1]
  • Lists meetings times, places, minutes and agendas.[2]
  • Lists the current county budget, and is broken down by department.[3] While it uses PDF format, it is still very easy to navigate, though past budgets could be posted for comparison purposes.
  • The website posts a list of department heads and how to contact them.[4]
  • Has some information on property taxes.[5]

The bad

  • No listing the county audits, credit card receipts, or posting on the checkbook register.
  • Does not have downloadable forms for the permit and zoning process, nor a way to check one's status online.[6]

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