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Macon County, Illinois

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Macon County is one of 102 counties in Illinois. In 2009, the population in Macon County was estimated to be 108,204.[1]

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The good

  • The county posts information on the current budget, audits and annual financial reports.[2]
  • Permit applications and zoning ordinances are posted online.[3]
  • County board members and their contact information are posted.[4]
  • Meeting minutes are posted online, as well as meeting schedules.[5][6].
  • Property tax information is available.[7]
  • Information for how and where to submit FOIA requests is available.[8]

The bad

Lobbying

Main article: Illinois government sector lobbying

Macon County does not have contracts with lobbyists. Macon County does pay dues for several government sector lobbying associations.[9]

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