Madison County, New York

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Madison County is one of 62 counties in New York.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of New York county websites

The good

  • Board members listed with contact information.[1]
  • Meeting schedule[2] and minutes provided.[3]
  • Address to send public records request to is provided, but no other info is available.[4]
  • Includes "Taxpayer's Guide,"[5] property taxes available in searchable database.[6] Other local tax info provided.[7]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective departments.[8]
  • Upcoming bids posted, contracts not online.[9]

The bad


Lobbying

Main article: New York government sector lobbying

Madison County spent $140,000 on lobbying the federal government the first two quarters of 2010.[10] Madison County has a registered lobbyist with the New York Public Integrity Commission for 2010.[11]

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