Nye County, Nevada
The county features several environmentally sensitive areas, including Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, the White River Valley, several Great Basin sky islands and a portion of Death Valley National Park. Visitors to Death Valley often stay at Beatty or Amargosa Valley.
The county has no incorporated cities. The seat of government in Tonopah is 160 miles (260 km) from Pahrump, where about 86 percent of the county's population resides.
- The website has county commissions' meeting information.
- The website has information on elected and administrative officials.
- The website has budget information available.
- The website has audit information available.
- The website has building permits and zoning information available.
- No information on how to file for public records.
- No county audits, credit card receipts, or checkbook register information available online.
- Does not disclose whether it belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
- Main article: Nevada government sector lobbying
Public employee salaries
Former District Attorney Robert Beckett earned $105,000 annually. Beckett crashed two county vehicles in drunk driving accidents and was charged with 20 counts of fraudulent appropriation for raiding a bad check fund.
Yucca Mountain controversies
The Nevada Test Site and proposed nuclear waste repository Yucca Mountain are located in the southwestern part of the county and are the focus of a great deal of political and public controversy in the state. The federal government also owns 92 percent of the land in the county. This is also a controversial subject for the county and for the state.
- Nye County Recorder - Recorded Documents Search Page
- Nye County Website
- Nye County Sheriff
- Nye County on E-Reference
- Public Records Directory - Nye County
- Meeting Information
- County Officials
- Budget Information
- Audit Information
- Zoning Information
- Nevada Legislature - Lobbyist Employer List
- Watchdog, Nevada Tops List On Federal Lobbyist Spending, Near Bottom On Returns, July 20, 2010
- Red Tape Chronicles, 20 government workers with super-sized pay, Oct. 5, 2010 (dead link)