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Boulder County, Colorado

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Boulder County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The county seat is the City of Boulder.

Website evaluation

Budget Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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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 property taxes is available, the county also offers an option to pay them online.[1]
  • Provides a searchable databases of public documents, and also identified the Public Information Officer with contact information, including an email.[2]
  • The 2012 budget is available, along with archives of past budgets dating back to 1996.[3]
  • The most recent audit is available, archives of audits are available back to 2002.[4]
  • There are bios, office address, role-based emails, and phone numbers available for each elected official.[5]
  • Administrative staff is identified along with office address, emails, and phone numbers.[6]
  • Information is provided about building permits and zoning ordinances.[7]
  • Meeting minutes and agendas are available dating back to 2008.[8] There is also a calendar of meetings on the site.[9]
  • Information is available on how to conduct business with city and open bids.[10]

The bad

  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if its a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost or membership dues available.

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