Fulton County, Ohio

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Fulton County, Ohio is one of 88 counties in Ohio. In 2010, its population was 42,698.[1] Its county seat is Wauseon. The county is named after Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat.

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See also: Evaluation of Ohio county websites


This website was reviewed on an unknown date.

The good

  • Budget
    • The most current budget is listed.
    • Budgets are archived for 3 years.[2]
  • Administrative Officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.[3]
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address, phone number, and personalized email.
  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[4]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 3 years.[5]
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 3 years.[6]
    • A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.[7]
  • Audits
    • The most recent audit is posted.
    • Audits dating back to 1999 are available.[8][9]
  • Contracts
    • Bids and RFPs are posted online.[10]
    • Approved contract statements are provided for vendors.[11]
  • Public Records
    • The public information officer is identified and maintained by Microfilm Center. This person provides a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[12]
  • Taxes
    • Tax revenues are broken down by federal, state, and local funding in the budget.
    • Local taxes, like property taxes, are available online.[13]
    • Residents are able to pay taxes online.[14]
  • Lobbying
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.[16]

The bad

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