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Westchester County, New York

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Westchester County is one of 62 counties in New York.

Website evaluation

Main Article: Evaluation of New York county websites

The good

  • County legislators are listed and can be contacted online.[1] Meeting schedule, minutes, and agendas available.[2]
  • Provides information on Freedom of Information Law and requests can be made online.[3]
  • County officials listed with contact information.[4]
  • Budget is published.[5]
  • Information on local taxes provided.[6]
  • County offers referrals and guidance on zoning, otherwise zoning done by municipalities.[7]
  • Current bid opportunities are online[8], contracts are not online.

The bad

Lobbying

Main article: New York government sector lobbying

Westchester County has a registered lobbyist with the New York Public Integrity Commission for 2010.[9]


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