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Lea County, New Mexico

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes P
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Lea County is one of 33 counties in New Mexico. As of 2000, the population was 55,511. Its county seat is Lovington.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Includes some information on open bids online.[1]
  • Includes information both on property taxes and on individual tax levies.[2]

The bad

  • Does not post budget information, county audits, credit card receipts, or post in a checkbook register.


Main article: New Mexico government sector lobbying

Lea County pays for services of the lobbying firm Alcade & Fay.[3]

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