Calhoun County, Iowa

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

Calhoun County is one of 99 counties in Iowa.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Iowa county websites

The good

  • Tax rates are posted.[1]
  • Supervisors' meeting agenda is posted.[2]
  • Some administrative staff available on the Directory of Services.[3]
  • Provides fee information and information about obtaining contract records.[4]
  • Some public records in formation is provided.[4]

The bad

  • County supervisors are listed,[5] but individual contact info is not available.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • There is no information on the budget, building permits and zoning, and audits.
  • Current contracts and bid information are not posted.
  • Online access to public records is not provided.

External links


  1. Tax Rates
  2. Agenda
  3. Directory of Services
  4. 4.0 4.1 Recorder website
  5. Supervisors