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Logan County, Oklahoma

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Logan County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma. The population was 33,924 at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Guthrie. Logan County is part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Website evaluation

This site was last evaluated on Oct. 15, 2012.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • County Commissioners and other elected positions are listed on the site and provide a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting agendas are provided dating back to 2008.[2]
    • Meeting notices with the times and locations of public meetings are on the site.
    • Meeting minutes are archived dating back to 2008.
  • Finance
    • The most current budget is disclosed.[3]
  • Taxes
    • County tax information is provided on the Treasurer's website.[4]
    • Tax rates are included in the budget report.[3]
  • Public records
    • A searchable public records database is available.[5]

The bad

  • Administrative Officials
    • Heads of each department are not listed on the website and do not provide a phone number, email, or mailing address.
  • Finance
    • Budgets for the past 3-5 years are not published.
    • Audits for the past 3-5 financial years are not published.
  • Contracts
    • A page for public bids is there but lists no information.[6]
    • Approved contact statements for contracts over $10,000 are not published.
  • Public records
    • The public information officer is not identified and does not provide a mailing address, phone number or personalized email.
  • Permits and zoning
    • The zoning ordinance is not published.
    • Permit applications cannot be downloaded on the site.
  • Lobbying
    • Membership to government lobbying associations is not disclosed, nor are the membership dues.
    • Total spent on private lobbying representation is not published.

External links

References

  1. Logan County, Contact us, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  2. Logan County, Meeting notices and agendas, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  3. 3.0 3.1 Logan County, Taxpayer's Guide to the Budget, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  4. Logan County, Treasurer, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  5. Logan County, Public records database, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012
  6. Logan County, Bids, Accessed: Oct. 15, 2012