Chambers County, Alabama

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Chambers County is one of 67 counties in Alabama. Its county seat is LaFayette.

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 Y
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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 P
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • The Commission members and meeting days are listed, but no meeting minutes and only a few contacts are posted[1].
  • Administrative department contact information is posted, officials are not listed.[2]
  • An online property tax database is available[3].

The bad

  • Tax rates are not posted.
  • No budgets or audits are available online.
  • No information on building permits is available.
  • Contracts and lobbying affiliations aren't listed.
  • No information is provided on how to request public records using the Alabama Public Records Law.

Lobbying

In 2006, Chambers County reported $40,000 spent on lobbying.[4]

External links

References

  1. Chambers County, Commission
  2. Directory more contact info on the department pages
  3. Taxes
  4. Open Secrets