Broomfield County, Colorado

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

Website evaluation

Transparency Grade
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 Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records P
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

  • The most current budget is available. Budgets for 2011, 2010 and a long-range financial plan from 2005 is also published.[1]
  • Audits for the past three years are available.[1]
  • Information on open bids and how to do business with county is available.[1]
  • Information on the local sales tax is available.[2] One can also access information about property taxes and pay them online.[3]
  • Elected officials are listed with: bios, office addresses, phone numbers, and emails.[4]
  • Administrative officials are listed with: bios, office addresses, phone numbers, and emails.[4]
  • There is a calendar detailing all public meetings.[5] Meeting minutes are available back to 2006.[6] Meeting agendas are also available dating back to 2006.[7]
  • Zoning maps and building applications are available online.[8]
  • Contact information is provided for the county clerk, but there is no mention of their role as a Public Information Officer.[9]

The bad

  • There is no information on approved contact statements with vendors for valued over $10,000.
  • There is no information available on how to access public records.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying activitiess or if its a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

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