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Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

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Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records Y
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Local taxes P
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Luzerne County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania. Luzerne County, located in northeastern Pennsylvania, has an estimated population of 319,250. Wilkes-Barre is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Pennsylvania county websites

The good

  • Budget is published.[1]
  • Information about how to obtain public records is available.[2]
  • Commissioners are listed with personal information, but no contact information is provided.[3]
  • A comprehensive calendar of upcoming county meetings is available online.[4] Meeting minutes posted.[5]
  • Administrative officials listed with contact information under respective departments.[6]

The bad

  • No information on building permits or zoning regulations.
  • Budget information is only available from 2008.[7]
  • Audit information only goes up to 2007.[8]

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