Apache County, Arizona

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Apache County is one of 15 counties in Arizona. It is located in the northeast corner of the state, and its county seat is St. Johns.

Its population as of 2006 is estimated to be 71,118.[1]

Apache County contains parts of the Navajo Indian Reservation, the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, and Petrified Forest National Park. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is entirely within the county.

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The good

  • Budget is posted.[2]
  • The form to make a public records request and information on it is available.[3]
  • Board of supervisors are listed,[4] with contact information available in the directory.[5]
  • Meeting dates for board of supervisors is provided[6], along with meeting agendas.</ref>
  • Property tax search is available,[7] and taxes can be paid online.[8]

The bad

  • Financial audits are online, but years out of date.[9]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is not available.
  • County contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.

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