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Okeechobee County, Florida

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Okeechobee County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Okeechobee is the county seat.

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This site was last evaluated on an unknown date.

The good

  • Budget
    • Budgets are posted.[1]
    • Budgets are archived online to 2009.
  • Meetings
    • Board meeting schedule, agendas, and minutes are all available.[2] Additionally, meeting video recordings are available for watching.
    • Meeting minutes and agendas archived to 2001.
  • Elected Officials
    • County commissioners are listed and individual contact information is available.[3]
  • Administration
    • The county administrator is listed with contact information.[4]
  • Zoning
    • Building permits are posted[5] and zoning information is available in the municipal code.[6]
  • Audits
    • Audits are posted.[7]
    • Audits archived to 2007.
  • Taxes
    • Local tax information is available.[8]
    • Tax database is posted.[9]
    • Taxes can be paid online.
  • Public Records
  • Lobbying
  • Contracts
    • Current bids are posted[7] and awarded contracts can be found by doing a search of the Board's minutes.
    • County procurement policy is posted.[12]

The bad

Audits

For Okeechobee County, the clerk or comptroller performs the internal audits.[13]

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