Guthrie County, Iowa

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Budget N
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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning N
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Audits P
Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records P
Local taxes P
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Transparency grading process

Guthrie County is one of 99 counties in Iowa.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Iowa county websites

The good

  • Supervisor meeting agenda and minutes are posted.[1]
  • Names of all county supervisors are provided, but there is no personalized contact information.[2]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective department.
  • Property taxes can be paid online.[3]
  • Auditor tax levies and financial reports are available, but not up to date.[4][5]
  • Information on obtaining public records is available.[6]

The bad

  • Individual contact information is not provided for the supervisors.
  • Extensive information about audits is not provided.
  • There is no online search for public records.
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying organizations.
  • There is no information on the budget, building permits and zoning, or contracts.

External links


  1. Minutes/Agenda
  2. Board of Supervisors website
  3. Pay Taxes Online
  4. Tax Levy
  5. Auditor Reports
  6. Certified Copies from State Vital Records Office