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LaPorte County, Indiana

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Budget N
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Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
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

LaPorte County is one of 92 counties in Indiana.

Website evaluation

This website was most recently evaluated April 9, 2013.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • County council members are listed with contact information.[1]
    • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[2]
  • Meetings
    • Commissioners meeting agenda[3], minutes, ordinances, and resolutions are posted.[4]
    • County council meeting schedule, agenda, and minutes are available.[5]
    • Council minutes are archived to 2007.[6]
  • Administration
    • Administrative officials listed under respective department.[7]
  • Permits and Zoning
  • Building permits are available.[8]
  • Taxes
    • 2007 tax rates are posted.[9]
    • Information on how to pay for and appeal taxes is posted.[10]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Current budget is not published.
    • Budgets are not archived for at least three years.
  • Audit
    • Annual financial audit is not posted.
    • Audits are not archived for at least three years.
  • Taxes
    • Current tax rates are not available.
  • Permits and Zoning
    • County zoning ordinance are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Information on open and awarded bids is not posted.
  • Lobbying
  • Public Records

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