Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Eagle County, Colorado

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
800px-Map of Colorado highlighting Eagle County.svg.png

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

Website evaluation

Grade2.pngB-
Budget Y
600px-Yes check.png
Meetings Y
600px-Yes check.png
Elected Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Administrative Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Permits, zoning Y
600px-Yes check.png
Audits
{{{1}}}
Contracts P
Partial.png
Lobbying N
600px-Red x.png
Public records
{{{1}}}
Local taxes Y
600px-Yes check.png
County websitesGuide.png
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.

Lobbying

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

External links

References