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Athens County, Ohio

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning P
Audits Y
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records
Local taxes
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Transparency grading process

Athens County, Ohio is one of eighty-eight counties in Ohio.

Website evaluation

Last rated on October 25, 2012.

The good

  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are posted along with the most current meeting agenda. Meeting schedule is available on the home page.[1]
  • Elected Officials
    • County commissioners and other elected officials are listed with contact information.[2][3]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Officials are listed with contact information on department pages.
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • Zoning information is provided.[4]
  • Audits
    • Audits are posted.[5]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are posted.[6][7]
  • Public Records
    • Public Records request form is provided.
  • Local Taxes
    • Tax rate information for previous years is provided and property tax bills can be searched online[8]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budgets are not published.
  • Meetings
    • Archived agendas are not available.
  • Building Permits and Zoning
    • No information regarding building permits.
  • Contracts
    • Current contracts are not disclosed.
  • Lobbying
    • No information regarding county lobbying.

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