Sutter County, California

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

Sutter County is one of 58 counties in California.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

The names of all Board of supervisor members are provided, along with a contact form to reach them.[1]

Board of supervisor meeting agendas[2] and minutes[3] are published.

Budgets, audits, and tax rate information is available.[4]

  • There is information on building permits and zoning.[5]

The bad

  • No direct contact information is available for board of supervisor members, including phone numbers, mailing addresses, and e mail addresses.
  • There is no information on administrative officials, lobbying or contracts.


Main article: California government sector lobbying

For 2007 and 2008, Sutter County spent $162,464 on lobbying the California legislature.[6]

External links


  1. Board
  2. Agendas
  3. Minutes
  4. Financial Documents
  5. Planning Dept
  6. State-Level Lobbying and Taxpayers: How Much Do We Really Know?, Pacific Research Institute