Saguache County, Colorado

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Saguache County is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat is the town of Saguache.

Website evaluation

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

See also: Evaluation of Colorado county websites

This site was evaluated on Aug. 22, 2012.

The good

  • Elected officials
    • The county commissioners provide a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedules are listed on the website.[1]
    • Meeting minutes dating back to 2010 are provided.[1]
    • The most recent meeting agenda is provided.[1]
  • Administrative officials
    • Each department lists staff and provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized emails.[2]
  • Public records
    • The clerk provides a public records database.[3]
    • The clerk and records provides a personalized email, phone number and mailing address.[4]
  • Taxes
    • The treasurer provides information on tax lein information and property records search.[5]
  • Planning
    • Zoning ordinances are provided.[6]

The bad

  • Meetings
    • Meeting agendas for the past 3-5 years are not provided.
  • Planning
    • Permit application could not be downloaded on the site.
  • Finance
    • Budgets for the past 3-5 years are not posted.
    • Audits, or CAFRs, for the past 3-5 years are not posted.
  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • Lobbying
    • If the county engaged in lobbying activities or if it's a member of lobbying associations are not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

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