Summit County, Utah

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Budget P
Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying P
Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Transparency grading process

Summit County is one of 29 counties in Utah. Its population is estimated at 35,001. Its county seat is Coalville.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Utah county websites

This website was last reviewed on April 1, 2012.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Council members are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedules and agendas are posted,[2]
    • Meeting minutes found on county document site.[3]
  • Administration
    • Administrative officials are listed with contact information on department pages.[4]
  • Taxes
    • Tax information is available at county treasurer site, including property tax rates and municipal taxes.[5]
  • Zoning and Permits
    • Zoning information is available.[6]
    • Building permits can be found online.[7]
  • Public Records
  • Contracts
    • Current and previous contracts are posted.[9]
  • Budget
    • Current budgets is posted.[10]
    • Proposed budget is also listed.
  • Audit
    • Financial audits are posted.[11]
    • Audits are archived for three years.

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budgets are not archived for at least three years.
  • Lobbying
  • The county does not disclose whether or not it pays dues to belong to government sector lobbying associations, nor the amount it spends on Taxpayer-funded lobbying. A search of county contracts shows that Summit does contract for lobbying services.

External links


  1. Elected Officials
  2. Public Records
  3. Minutes
  4. Departments
  5. Taxes
  6. Zoning
  7. Permits
  8. Summit County, "GRAMA request form," accessed April 1, 2012
  9. Documents: Contracts and Agreements
  10. Budget
  11. Audits