San Miguel County, Colorado

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San Miguel County is a county in the U.S. state of Colorado (Sunshine Review). The county seat is Telluride.

Website evaluation

This site was evaluated on Aug. 25, 2012.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials provided bios, an office number, phone numbers and a personalized email.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting schedules provide the times and dates of public meetings.
    • Meeting agendas and minutes are provided dating back to 1883.[2]
  • Public records
    • The County Recorder has a public records database.[3]
    • The clerk's staff provides personalized emails, an office address and phone number.
    • A fee schedule for documents is also provided.[4]
  • Planning
    • Permit applications can be downloaded online.[5]
    • Land use codes are published online.[6]
  • Taxes
    • The treasurer provides a way for local residents to pay property taxes online.[7]
    • The Assessor provides a mille levy chart.[8]
  • Finance
    • Budgets are provided dating back to 2009.[9]
    • Audits are provided dating back to 2008.[9]
    • The checkbook register is published dating back 3 months.[9]
  • Administrative officials
    • Administrative officials are listed with an office address, phone number and personalized email.[10]
  • Contracts
    • Approved contract statements are published on the website in a searchable database.[11]

The bad

  • Lobbying
    • If the county engaged in lobbying actives or if it's a member of lobbying associations are not disclosed. Nor is the total cost lobbying activities or membership dues for associations available.

External links

References

  1. San Miguel County, Commissioners, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  2. San Miguel County, Meetings, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  3. San Miguel County, Public Records database, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  4. San Miguel County, Clerk, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  5. San Miguel County, Permits, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  6. San Miguel County, Land Use Codes, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  7. San Miguel County, Pay property taxes, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  8. San Miguel County, Assessor, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 San Miguel County, Finance, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  10. San Miguel County, Directory, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012
  11. San Miguel County, Contracts, Accessed: Aug. 25, 2012