Lawrence County, Pennsylvania

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Transparency Grade
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits P
Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Lawrence County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania. Lawrence County is located in far western Pennsylvania, bordering on Ohio. The estimated county population is 94,643. New Castle is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Pennsylvania county websites

Site last reviewed on May 17, 2012.

The good

  • Budget is published.[1]
  • Comprehensive local tax information is available.[2][3]
  • Administrative officials listed with contact information.[4]
  • Public records policy and request form provided.[5]
  • Commissioners are listed with contact information.[6]
  • The County Commission posts meeting agendas[7], which also include minutes.[8]

The bad

  • Only 2007 audit report is posted.[9]
  • Contract bids and approved contracts are not provided on the website.
  • Information is not provided on government sector lobbying or the membership dues for the organizations.

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