Geauga County, Ohio

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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning
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Geauga County, Ohio is one of eighty-eight counties in Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 90,895. It is named for a Native American word meaning "raccoon." The county seat is Chardon. In 2008, Forbes Magazine ranked Geauga County as the fourth best place in America to raise a family.

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The good

  • The names of all county commissioners are provided.[1]
  • Most of the Administrative officials are listed, but some of their individual contact information is not included[2].
  • The current budget is published.[3]
  • County commissioner meeting minutes are published.[4]
  • Information on public records is provided.[5]
  • Audit reports are published.[6]
  • Tax rate information is provided.[7]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is provided.[8]

The bad

  • Individual contact information is not provided for county commissioners.
  • There is no information on contracts and lobbying.

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