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Weld County, Colorado

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Weld County, Colorado is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat is Greeley.

Website evaluation

Budget Y
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning
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. 28, 2012.

The good

  • Elected officials
    • The county council is listed with their duties, a group email, a phone number and an office address.[1]
    • Member profiles are also available for each council member.[2]
  • Administrative officials
    • Each department is listed with who is in charge, an office address and a phone number.[3]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are provided dating back to 2008.[4]
    • Meeting agendas are provided dating back to 2011.[5]
    • On the County Council page there is a listing of future meetings with times and locations.[1]
  • Public records
    • The Clerk and Recorder acknowledges its role as Public Information Officer and provides a phone number, office address and personalized email.[6]
    • The county provides a fee schedule for documents.[7]
  • Planning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.[8]
    • Applications can be downloaded on the site.[9]
  • Finance
    • Audits are provided dating back to 2006.[10]
    • Budgets are provided dating back to 2009.[10]
  • Taxes
    • The Assessor provided mille levy reports on taxes.[11]
    • The Treasurer provides additional information on property taxes.[12]
  • Contacts
    • Bids and proposals are posted.
    • Awarded bids are also posted to the website.[13]

The bad

  • Elected officials
    • Personalized emails for each elected official must be listed.
  • Administrative officials
    • Personalized emails are not provided for the head of each department.
  • Meetings
    • Agendas are not archived for 3-5 years.
  • 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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