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Transparency grading process
Boyd County is one of 120 counties in Kentucky. Catlettsburg is the county seat.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Kentucky county websites

This website was reviewed on December 11, 2011.

The good

  • County commissioners are listed with contact information.[1]
  • Administrative officials listed under respective departments.

The bad

  • The site has no search function.
  • The udget is not published.
  • Information is not provided on meetings, administrative officials, building permits and zoning, and local taxes.
  • County audits and contracts are not online.
  • The website does not disclose if the county belongs to government sector lobbying associations.
  • Information on how to make a public records request is not provided on the site.

Public records

The Attorney General issued several opinions on February 13, 2009, one of which clarified that "records in the custody of circuit court clerks are properly characterized as court records and are not governed by the Open Records Act". Therefore, the Circuit Clerk of Boyd County cannot be said to have withheld public records. [2]

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