Putnam County, Indiana

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

Putnam County is one of 92 counties in Indiana.

Website evaluation

The good

  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Meeting dates, times, and locations are posted.[2][3]

The bad

  • Commissioner meeting minutes are listed, but not up to date.[4] Council minutes are also out of date.[5]
  • County council members are listed, but individual contact information is not available.[6]
  • Building permit fees are listed, but not permits themselves.[7]
  • Budget is not published.
  • 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.

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