Hamilton County, Iowa

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

Hamilton County is one of 99 counties in Iowa.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Iowa county websites

The good

  • Meeting agendas and streaming audio are available.[1]
  • County supervisors are listed with contact information provided.[1]
  • Tax levy information is posted. Taxes can be paid online, some tax additional info is provided.[2][3]
  • Information about obtaining public records is provided.[4]
  • Provides a link for several associations that are government sector lobbying organizations.[5]

The bad

  • Department directory lists contact info, but not all administrative officials listed.[6]
  • There is no extensive information about lobbying.
  • There is no information on the budget, building permits and zoning, audits, or contracts.
  • There is no online access to public records.

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Supervisors (dead link)
  2. Tax Levy (dead link)
  3. Treasurer (dead link)
  4. Recorder (dead link)
  5. See bottom left column
  6. Directory (dead link)