Pope County, Minnesota

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Elected Officials
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Audits N
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Lobbying P
Public records N
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Local taxes P
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Pope County is one of 87 counties in Minnesota. The population of Pope county in 2000 was 11,236.

Website evaluation

The good

  • Past Board meeting minutes are posted along with the upcoming agenda[1].
  • Contact information for the County Commissioners is provided[2].
  • Contact information for all of the other County officials is provided[3].
  • Building permit information is provided[4].
  • Lobbyists are not mentioned, but the County lists the Association of Minnesota Counties and the West Central Initiative as Partners[5]
  • Real estate taxes can be searched online[6].

The bad

  • No budgets are posted.
  • No audits are posted.
  • No contracts are posted.
  • There is no information about requesting public records under the Minnesota Data Practices Act.

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External links


  1. Meetings
  2. Commissioners
  3. County officials
  4. Building permits
  5. Associations
  6. Real estate tax search