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Eagle County, Colorado

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Eagle County is one of 64 counties in Colorado. The county seat is Town of Eagle.

Website evaluation

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

See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was last evaluated on Aug. 6, 2012.

The good

  • Commissioners are listed with an office address, personalized email and phone number.[1]
  • The most recent meeting agenda is disclosed on the site.[2] Meeting times and locations are noted on the agendas.
  • Meeting minutes are disclosed dating back to 2010.[3] Archives of meeting agendas are noted at the beginning of each meeting minutes.
  • The Clerk & Recorder acknowledges their role as Public Information Officer, provides a fee schedule for documents, and provides contact information including an email.[4] A form is also provided for public records request.[5]
  • A public records database is also on the website.[6]
  • Information on local property tax and sale tax rates are provided.[7][8] Tax collection reports are also provided.[9]
  • Budgets dating back to 2011 are published.[10]
  • Comprehensive annual financial reports are published back to 2006. Budget summaries and audits are included in these reports.[11]
  • Zoning information is provided.[12] Applications are also posted online.[13]
  • Administrative staff provide names, office addresses, phone numbers, and personalized emails.[14]
  • Some bids are posted, how to be a vendor is listed on the site.[15]

The bad

  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if its a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.


In 2008, Eage County reported $90,000 spent on lobbying.[16]

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