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Polk County, Wisconsin

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Polk County is one of 72 counties in Wisconsin. The county seat is Balsam Lake.[1]

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Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Wisconsin county websites
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Permits, zoning
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes P
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Transparency grading process


The good

  • County budget information is listed.[2]
  • County meeting information and minutes are posted.[3]
  • Information on county officials is available.[4]
  • Building permits and zoning information are available.[5]
  • County audit information is listed.[6]

The bad

  • An online tax payment option is available, but there is no substantive tax information.[7]
  • There is no information on lobbying or obtaining public records.
  • There is a link for county contracts, but the information provided only contains capital purchases and does not include bid information or how much was spent on the listed items.[8]

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