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Tooele County, Utah

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Tooele County is one of 29 counties in Utah. Its population is estimated at 51,311. Its county seat is Tooele.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Utah county websites

This website was reviewed on an unknown date.

The good

  • Budget
    • The most current budget is listed.[1]
    • Budgets are archived for the past three years.
  • Administrative Officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.[2]
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.
  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[3]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 3 years.[4]
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 3 years.[5]
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.
  • Audits
    • The most recent audit is posted.
    • Audits dating back to 2009 are available.[6]
  • Public Records
    • The public information officer is identified and maintained by the County Clerk. This person provides a mailing address,phone number, and personalized email.[7]
    • A public records form is provided.[8]
  • Taxes
    • Tax revenues are broken down by federal, state, and local funding in the budget.[9]
    • Local tax rates, including property tax rates and sales tax rates, are posted.[10]
    • Residents are able to pay taxes online.[11]
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.[12]
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.[13]
  • Contracts
    • Current and awarded bids are posted.[14]
    • Approved contract statements are available for vendors above $10,000.[15]
  • Lobbying
    • The county posts its contracts with private lobbying agents as well as membership dues with associations that lobby on behalf of the county.[16]

The bad


External links


  1. Tooele County, 2012 Budget, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  2. Tooele County, Staff Directory, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  3. Tooele County, Elected Officials, Accessed: Jan 12 2013
  4. Tooele County, Meeting Minutes and Agendas 2012 and 2009-2011, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  5. Tooele County, Meeting Minutes and Agendas 2010 and After, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  6. Tooele County, Audits, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  7. Tooele County, County Clerk, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  8. Tooele County, Public Records Request Form, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  9. Tooele County, Tax Revenues, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  10. Tax Rates
  11. Tooele County, Pay Taxes Online, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  12. Tooele County, Zoning, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013 (dead link)
  13. Tooele County, Building Permits, Accessed: Jan 12, 2013
  14. Bids
  15. Contracts
  16. Lobbyists