Allegan County, Michigan

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Transparency grading process

Allegan County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Michigan county websites

The good

  • Budgets and audits are posted[1].
  • Commission meeting schedules and minutes are listed[2].
  • Contact information for the Commissioners is provided[3].
  • The phone numbers of the various County departments are listed along with the names of the Administrators[4].
  • Public records policies are posted[5].[6]
  • Property taxes can be searched online[7].

The bad

  • Open bids are posted on the Web site, but current and past contract information is not disclosed.[8]
  • Building permit information is handled by the cities and townships and is not listed in the County's website.
  • No contracts or lobbying affiliations are listed.

External links

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