Mower County, Minnesota

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning P
Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Mower County is one of 87 counties in Minnesota. As of 2000, it was home 38,603 people, 23,314 of whom live in its county seat of Austin.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Provides a list of the current county commissioners and their contact information. Though e-mails are not included.[1]
  • Has information on local property taxes.[2]
  • Lists the places of meetings.

The bad

  • No listing the county budgets, audits, credit card receipts, or posting on the checkbook register.
  • While the Planning and Zoning department provides information on fees there is no downloadable forms or a way to check the permits status online.[3]
  • No listing of meeting minutes or agendas.
  • Lists only general contact information for county departments.

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