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Lincoln County, Colorado

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Lincoln County is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat is Hugo.

Website evaluation

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

See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was evaluated on Aug. 9, 2012.

The good

  • Commissioners are listed with a general email, office address and phone number.[1]
  • Meeting agendas are listed dating back to 2010.[2] Meeting minutes are archived dating back to 2010 as well.[3]
  • The 2009 audit is provided.[4]
  • Budget summaries are provided dating back to 2006.[5]
  • The county administrator provides an office address, phone number and personalized email.[6]
  • The county allows residents to pay property taxes online.[7]
  • Zoning resolutions and permit applications are provided.[8]
  • The Clerk and Recorder provides contact information, how to request records and apublic records database.[9]

The bad

  • Audits are not archived for the past 3-5 years.
  • A meetings calendar naming the times and locations of meetings could not be found.
  • Local tax rates were not provided.
  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • If the county engaged in lobbying activities or if it is a member of lobbying associations is not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

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