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St. Clair County, Illinois

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St. Clair County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Illinois county websites
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Budget N
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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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 Y
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Transparency grading process


The good

  • County board members are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Meeting minutes, meeting schedules and agendas are all available.[2][3]
  • Building and zoning information is available.[4]
  • Property tax information search is available.[5]
  • County tax information is provided in the code of ordinances.[6]

The bad

Lobbying

Main article: Illinois government sector lobbying

St. Clair County Transit District had a lobbying contract with Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen & Cochran for $40,000 in 2009. The lobbyists represented the government before the Illinois state legislature.[7]

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