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Revision as of 06:51, 18 March 2014

Portal:My Government WebsiteMgw small.png
My Government Website
Transparency Checklist
Progress reports
County website project
County comparison chart

City website project
List of cities

School district website project
List of school districts
Below is a chart evaluating the transparency efforts of Utah county websites.

See also: County websites, state-by-state comparison, to compare what you can find on Utah's county websites to what can be found on county websites in other states.

Reading the chart

In the chart below:

600px-Yes check.png means that information is included on the government website
600px-Red x.png means that the information was not provided on the government website
P
Partial.png
means that information was partially provided

Check the page about each county for more detailed information about what information is available on the county website, along with recommendations users have made for positive changes.

Conclusions chart

2012

As of April 2012, the 5 largest counties (Salt Lake County, Utah County, Davis County, Weber County, and Washington County) in Utah averaged a "B" website transparency grade.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
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4 4 3 3 5 4 3 1 4 5
P
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1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 0
N
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0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0

Comparison chart

" County Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Davis County, Utah B- Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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P
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N
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Y
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Y
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Salt Lake County, Utah B Y
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Y
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P
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P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Utah County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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Y
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Y
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Washington County, Utah D P
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P
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P
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Y
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{{{1}}}
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N
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N
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P
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Y
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Weber County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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N
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Y
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Y
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2009

In 2009 the counties averaged a "D" website transparency grade.

Budget? Meetings? Elected officials? Admin. Officials? Permits/
Zoning
?
Audits? Contracts? Lobbying? Public records? Taxes?
Y
600px-Yes check.png
8 24 25 26 17 5 1 1 2 14
P
Partial.png
3 0 3 2 4 1 1 0 0 2
N
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18 5 1 1 8 23 27 28 27 13

Comparison chart

Please check each district to see when it was last rated, if there is no time stamp then check the "History" tab to see when it was last edited.

" County Grades Budget Meetings Elected Officials Admin.
Officials
Permits/
Zoning
Audits Contracts Lobbying Public records Taxes
Beaver County, Utah D N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Box Elder County, Utah D N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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Cache County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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Y
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Y
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Carbon County, Utah F N
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N
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Y
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N
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Daggett County, Utah C Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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N
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Davis County, Utah B- Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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N
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Y
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Y
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Duchesne County, Utah C- Y
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N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Emery County, Utah D P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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P
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Garfield County, Utah F N
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Y
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P
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Grand County, Utah D N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Iron County, Utah F N
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Juab County, Utah F N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Kane County, Utah F N
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Millard County, Utah D P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Morgan County, Utah D- N
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Piute County, Utah F N
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N
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N
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Rich County, Utah D N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Salt Lake County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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San Juan County, Utah C- P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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Y
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Sanpete County, Utah D- N
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N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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Y
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Sevier County, Utah C- N
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Summit County, Utah B P
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Tooele County, Utah A+
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Uintah County, Utah B- Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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Y
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Utah County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Wasatch County, Utah C Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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N
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N
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Y
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Washington County, Utah D P
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N
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Y
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Wayne County, Utah F N
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N
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Weber County, Utah B Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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Y
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N
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Y
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Y
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Legislative reform proposed

Utah Senate Bill 18 (2009) was proposed in the Utah State Senate on February 2, 2009. The bill would require all cities, counties, school districts and special districts in the state to post their budgets online.

Correcting errors

If you discover an error in this chart or on one of the articles about a Utah county, you can report the error to Geoff Pallay, Director of Research.

Taking action