Evaluation of Nebraska county websites

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Below is a chart evaluating the transparency efforts of Nebraska county websites.

See also: County websites, state-by-state comparison, to compare what you can find on Nebraska's county websites to what can be found on county websites in other states.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
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means that information was partially provided

Check the page about each county for more detailed information about what information is available on the county website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2013

In January of 2013, the counties increased their grade to a "B" average, or 70 percent.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
3 5 5 3 5 4 2 1 3 4
P
Partial.png
1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
N
600px-Red x.png
1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1

Comparison chart


No websites have been evaluated for Nebraska.

2012

This chart encompasses the 5 largest counties in Nebraska: Douglas County, Lancaster County, Sarpy County, Hall County, and Buffalo County. The counties averaged a "C" website transparency grade in August of 2012.

2009

The rest of the counties were evaluated in 2009 and averaged an "F" website transparency score.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
2 44 81 63 10 2 2 1 0 18
P
Partial.png
10 22 2 6 20 0 1 4 0 45
N
600px-Red x.png
73 19 2 16 55 83 82 80 85 22
No Website 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

Comparison chart

Please check each district to see when it was last rated, if there is no time stamp then check the "History" tab to see when it was last edited.


" County Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Saline County, Nebraska B Y
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Y
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N
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Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about a Nebraska county, you can report the error by emailing us.