Mercer County, Kentucky

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Mercer County is one of 120 counties in Kentucky.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Kentucky county websites

This website was reviewed on December 15, 2011.

The good

  • County officials are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Zoning ordinances are posted.[2]
  • Local tax rates are posted.[3]
  • A search for "open records" gives a first result of a state page with thorough information on the Kentucky Open Records Act and how to make public records requests.[4]

The bad

  • The budget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on meeting minutes/agendas, building permits, and local taxes.
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • The site does not disclose if the county belongs to government sector lobbying associations.


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