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McPherson County, Kansas

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McPherson County is one of 105 counties in Kansas.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Kansas county websites
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Audits N
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Transparency grading process


The good

  • The website has information on elected and administrative officials.[1]
  • The website has budget information available.[2]
  • The website has county commission meeting information.[3]
  • The website has information from county committee meetings.[4]
  • The website has building permits and zoning information.[5]
  • The website has some tax information available and online tax payment.[6]

The bad

  • The website does not have information on audits, contracts, lobbying, public records or tax breakdowns.

Oil refinery

As of 2010, the National Cooperative Refinery Association was under fire for continuing to claim a $325 million tax exemption, after they'd already paid back $324 million of the industrial revenue bonds.[7]

External links

References

  1. County Officials
  2. Budget Information
  3. Commissioners Meeting Information
  4. County Meeting Minutes
  5. Zoning Information
  6. Tax Information
  7. Kansas Watchdog, McPherson County Refinery Bond and Tax Agreement Raises Questions, Sept. 28, 2010