Bent County, Colorado

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Bent County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The county seat is the City of Las Animas.

Website evaluation

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Budget N
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Meetings P
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Elected Officials P
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Administrative Officials P
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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 N
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Local taxes
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Transparency grading process


See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was last evaluated on July 30, 2012.

The good

  • Information on local taxes is provided, including property tax information.[1]
  • Contact information is provided for some administrative roles, including addresses, phone numbers and emails.[2]
  • County commissioners are identified with general contact information.[2] No emails or personalized contact information was available.
  • A calendar provides locations and times of meetings.

The bad

  • Meeting minutes, agendas and archived information is not available.
  • Information on how to file a public records request, or how to contact the public information officer is not provided.
  • There is no information on if the county employs lobbyists or if it has membership to lobbying associations.
  • Approved contract statements for vendors over $10,000 are not available.
  • Information on the most recent budget or audit is not available. Nor is there archived information for the past 3-5 years.
  • Zoning ordinances or planning permits are not published.

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