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Lincoln County, South Dakota

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Budget P
Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
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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Lincoln County is one of 66 counties in South Dakota.

Website evaluation

Last rated on October 7, 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • Some revenue and expenditure information is available for 2012, but it is not very detailed.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes and most recent agenda posted.[2][3]
  • Elected Officials
    • County commissioners are identified and their contact information is available.[4]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Contact information for administrative officials is sometimes available.[5]
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • There are zoning forms available for download[6] and minutes of past zoning meetings available.[7]
  • Local Taxes
    • Some city and township tax levy breakdowns are available and property taxes can be paid online.[8]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budget documents are not provided.
  • Meetings
    • Past meeting agendas are not available.
  • Administrative Officials
    • Contact information is not always posted for officials.
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • Building permits are not available.
  • Audits
    • Audits are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Vendor contracts are not provided.
  • Lobbying
    • Lobbying information is not available.
  • Public Records
    • No information regarding public records requests.
  • Local Taxes
    • Complete tax information is not available.

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