Lee County, Alabama

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Lee County is a county in Alabama. Its county seat is Opelika.

Website evaluation

Transparency Grade
Budget P
Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning P
Audits Y
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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

The good

  • The budget is posted, but there are no past budgets[1].
  • Commission meeting minutes are available[2].
  • Contact information for the County Commissioners is provided[3].
  • Contact information for the Administrative departments is listed, but not for many of the individual Administrators[4].
  • Property tax information is provided and property taxes can be paid online[5].
  • Financial audits are posted[6].
  • Building permit information posted.[7]

The bad

  • Tax rates are not posted.
  • There is no information about zoning.
  • No contracts or lobbying affiliations are listed.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alabama Public Records Law.

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