Payne County, Oklahoma

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Budget Y
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning N
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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 P
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Transparency grading process

Payne County is a county in the state of Oklahoma. The population was 68,190 at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Stillwater.

Website evaluation

The good

  • County budget is available online.[1]
  • Board meeting dates and times are listed.[2]
  • Recent board agenda is posted.[3]
  • Property tax information is available in a searchable format;[4] other relevant local tax information is not available.

The bad

  • County commissioners are listed, but contact information is not provided.[5]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is not available.
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Information on how to make a public records request is not provided on the site.

External links


  1. Budget
  2. Meetings
  3. Meeting Agenda
  4. Tax Search
  5. Commissioners