Walker County, Georgia

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Walker County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. Its county seat is Lafayette.

Evaluation of website

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Permits, zoning
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Audits P
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Main article: Evaluation of Georgia county websites

Last rated on November 1, 2012.

The good

  • Meetings
    • Some meeting videos are posted.[1]
  • Elected Officials
    • County commissioner is listed with contact information.[2]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Officials are listed with contact information on department pages.
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • Building permits and zoning information is available.[3][4]
  • Audits
    • Most recent audit is posted.[5]
  • Local Taxes
    • Tax information is provided.[6][7]
  • Public Records
    • Records department is available with employee contact information.[8]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budgets for the past 3 years are not provided.
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedule, minutes, and agendas for the past 3 years are not posted.
  • Audits
    • Archived audits for the past 3 years are not available.
  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • Lobbying
    • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if it's a member of government lobbying associations are not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.
  • Public Records
    • No information regarding public records requests.
    • The public information officer is not identified and contact information (including an email) is not provided.

External links

References

  1. Meeting Videos
  2. Commissioner
  3. Building Permit
  4. Zoning
  5. Audit
  6. Assessor
  7. Taxes
  8. Records Department