Humboldt County, California

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Humboldt County is one of 58 counties in California. Eureka is its county seat.

County website

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all board of supervisors members is available.[1]
  • Board of supervisors meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2]
  • The current budget is published.[3]
  • Information on taxes is provided.[4]
  • The names and contact information of all administrative officials is provided.[5]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is published.[6]

The bad


Main article: California government sector lobbying

For 2007 and 2008, Humboldt County spent $211,754 on lobbying the California legislature. [7]

External links


  1. Board
  2. Meetings
  3. Budget
  4. Taxes
  5. Directory
  6. Building Department
  7. State-Level Lobbying and Taxpayers: How Much Do We Really Know?, Pacific Research Institute