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Anne Arundel County, Maryland

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Anne Arundel County is one of 24 counties in Maryland.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Maryland county websites

This site was last rated on March 12, 2012.

The good

  • Budgets are posted.[1]
  • Auditor's annual financial report online [2].
    • Performance audits are posted online[3]
  • Tax Bills can be viewed and paid online and tax rates are posted.[4],[5]
  • County council members are listed with contact information.[6].
  • Meeting schedule, agenda, and legislation information provided [7]
  • Video of County Council meetings are posted [8]
  • A telephone directory is available along with department contact information[9][10].
  • Form to make a public records request is provided.[11]
  • Building permits and zoning information is available[12].
  • Contracts over $25,000 are listed, but the contracts themselves are not available.[13]

The bad

Lobbying

Main article:Maryland government sector lobbying

Anne Arundel has lobbied in the years 2007[14], 2006[15], 2003[16], and 2002[17]. Lobbying has not exceeded $10,000 for any of these years.

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