Greenlee County, Arizona

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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 N
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Local taxes P
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Greenlee County is one of 15 counties in Arizona. It is located in the southeastern part of the state, and its county seat is Clifton.

Its population as of 2006 is estimated to be 7,738.[1]

Greenlee County was created in 1909 and named for Mason (Masin) Greenlee who was an early settler in the Clifton area. It was Arizona's 14th county and formed from part of Graham County, who opposed the formation because Graham County would lose considerable revenue.

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The good

  • Budget is available.[2]
  • Full list of board of supervisors and their contact information is posted.[3]
  • Board meeting dates[4], minutes, and agendas are available.
  • Zoning information[5] and building permits are available.[6]

The bad

  • Information on how to pay property taxes is available, otherwise little information on local taxes is posted.[7]
  • County audits are not available.
  • County contracts are not online.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Does not include information on how to make a public records request.

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