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Columbia County, Washington

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

Columbia County is one of 39 counties in Washington.

Website evaluation

Last rated February 6, 2012.

The good

  • Public records information and request form available.[1]
  • Commissioners listed, individual contact info not available.[2] Meeting agendas and minutes available.[3][4]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective departments.[5]
  • Some information on local taxes provided.[6]
  • Bids are available.[7]
  • Zoning information and building permits posted.[8]

The bad

  • Budget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on building permits and zoning.
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Contracts not posted.

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