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Hancock County, Iowa

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Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials
Permits, zoning
Audits N
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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

Hancock County is one of 99 counties in Iowa.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Iowa county websites

The good

  • Supervisor meeting minutes and agendas are posted, but are out of date as of 17 July 2009.[1]
  • Administrative officials are available by departments.
  • Permits and zoning information are available.[2]
  • Property taxes can be paid online, otherwise little useful tax info is provided.[3]
  • Fees for obtaining public records are provided.[4]

The bad

  • County supervisors are listed, but individual contact information is not provided.[5]
  • Does not disclose if belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • There is no information on the budget, audits, or contracts.
  • There is no online access to public records.
  • Meeting agendas and minutes are out of date.

External links


  1. Minutes/Agendas
  2. Zoning
  3. Treasurer
  4. Recorder
  5. Supervisors