Bannock County, Idaho

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Bannock County is one of 44 counties in Idaho.

  • County Seat: Pocatello
  • Year Organized: 1893
  • Square Miles: 1,113

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Idaho county websites

This website was most recently evaluated on 23 Sept 2012.

The good

  • Budget
    • The 2013 and 2012 budget are posted.[1]
  • Elected officials
    • Commissioners are listed by names [2]
  • Administrative officials
    • Administrative officials are listed with names and phone numbers [3]
  • Permits and zoning
    • Building permits applications and zoning information are available [4]
  • Audits
    • 2010 and 2011 audits are available [5]
  • Public Records
    • Discloses records request fees [6]
  • Local tax information is available.[7]

The bad

  • Budget
    • Budgets are not archived for three years.
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are not posted or archived for three years
    • There is a place for agendas on the website, but there is no content on the page.
    • Meeting schedule is not posted
  • Elected officials
    • Phone numbers, email addresses, and physical addresses are unavailable for commissioners.
  • Administrative Officials
    • Emails and physical addresses are sometimes listed for administrative officials, but not consistently.
  • Audits
    • Audits are not archived for three years
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are not available
    • Contracts over $10,000 are not online.
  • Lobbying
  • Public records
    • Does not include information on how to make a public records request
    • Does not disclose contact information, including email, for a public information officer.

External links

References

  1. Bannock County, ID -- Audits
  2. [http://www.bannockcounty.us/commissioners/index.htm Bannock County, ID -- Commissioners
  3. Department Directory
  4. Bannock County, ID—Zoning
  5. Bannock County, ID—Audits
  6. Recorder's Fees
  7. Property Taxes