Ottawa County, Michigan

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Transparency Grade
Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records P
Local taxes
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Ottawa County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Budgets and audit reports are posted[1].
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are posted from as far back as 1998[2].
  • Contact information for the Commissioners is posted[3].
  • Contact information for the Administrative officials is also provided[4].
  • Property taxes can be searched online[5] Other local tax info is provided.[6]

The bad

  • Building permit information is not provided.
  • No contracts or lobbying affiliations are mentioned.
  • There is little information on requesting public records. Court records can be searched, but there is a fee[7].

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