Columbia County, Florida

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Columbia County is one of 67 counties in Florida. Lake City is the county seat.

Columbia County's population was estimated as of 2009 at 69,264.[1] It is one of 20 charter countes in the state. It became a charter county in 2002.[2]

Evaluation of website

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Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records
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Transparency grading process

The good

  • Budgets and audits are posted.[3]
  • Meeting dates, times and location are posted, as well as agendas.[4] Meeting audio is available but not archived online past 90 days.[5]
  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[6]
  • Building permit is available,[7] as well as zoning documents.[8]
  • Local tax information is available.[9]
  • Information on how to make a public records request is available on the home page.

The bad


For Columbia County, the clerk or comptroller performs the internal audits.[11]

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