Morgan County, Colorado

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Morgan County is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat is the city of Fort Morgan.

Website evaluation

Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was evaluated on Aug. 14, 2012.

The good

  • Meeting minutes and agendas are posted for 2012.[1] This page also notes the times and locations for regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Elected officials are listed with an office address, phone number and role based email.[2]
  • Departments are listed with an office address, phone number and role based email.[3]
  • Planning permits and forms can be downloaded.[4] Zoning regulations are also posted on the site.[5]
  • There is a public records database on the site. Also the clerk provides an office address, phone number and email.[6]
  • The Assessor and Treasurer provide information on property taxes.[7][8]

The bad

  • Sunshine Review requires meeting minutes and agendas to be post for the past 3-5 years.
  • Elected officials need to be listed with personalized emails.
  • Budgets and audits for the past 3-5 years are not provided.
  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying activities or if it is a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

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