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Madera County, California

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials N
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Madera County is one of 58 counties in California. Madera is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names of all board of supervisor members and contact information for 3 out of 5 of them are published.
  • The agendas and minutes of board of supervisor meetings are published.[1]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is published.[2]
  • The current budget is published.[3]
  • Information on taxes is provided.[4]
  • Information on contracts is published.[5]

The bad

  • Contact information is not available for two board of supervisor members.
  • Audit reports are not published.
  • There is no information on administrative officials, public records, and lobbying.


Main article: California government sector lobbying

For 2007 and 2008, Madera County spent $195,019 on lobbying the California legislature.[6]

External links


  1. Meetings
  2. Building permits
  3. Budget
  4. Auditor
  5. Bids
  6. State-Level Lobbying and Taxpayers: How Much Do We Really Know?, Pacific Research Institute