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Lake County, South Dakota

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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes N
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Transparency grading process

Lake County is one of 66 counties in South Dakota.

Website evaluation

The good

  • County commissioners are listed, but there is no direct contact information for them.
  • Contact information is given for administrative officials.[1]
  • Public records are available through the Register of Deeds.[2]

The bad

  • No budget is available online.
  • No notices of, agendas for, or minutes from public meetings are available.
  • No useful zoning information is available, but there is contact information for the Planning and Zoning Director.[3]
  • No audits or contracts are available.
  • There is a link to the South Dakota Association of County Officials (a lobbying organization), but there is no statement of membership or explanation of dues.[4]
  • Taxes are not explained.

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