Daggett County, Utah

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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 N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes N
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Transparency grading process

Daggett County is one of 29 counties in Utah. It is the least populous of the counties, with an estimated 949 residents as of 2006.[1]

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Utah county websites

The good

  • Budget, meeting minutes, and public records all posted.[2]
  • Explanations of building and business permit processes.[3]
  • Contact Information is Readily Available for all officials.[4]

The bad

  • Information is not provided on county audits and contracts.
  • The county does not disclose whether or not it pays dues to belong to government sector lobbying associations in the state.
  • Local taxes are not posted.
  • There is no information on how to obtain public records from the county.
  • There are no records or returns for audits.

Legislative reform proposed

Utah Senate Bill 18 was proposed in the Utah State Senate on February 2, 2009. The bill would have required all cities, counties, school districts and special districts in the state to post their budgets online.[5]

County governance

Daggett County is governed by three commissioners, an auditor/recorder, a clerk/treasurer, an assessor and a sheriff, all elected for four-year terms in partisan elections.

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