Santa Barbara County, California

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Administrative Officials N
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Santa Barbara County is one of 58 counties in California.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of California county websites

The good

  • The names and contact information for all board of supervisor members is available.[1]
  • Board of supervisor meeting agendas and minutes are published.[2]
  • Information on taxes is available.[3]
  • Information on contracts is provided.[4]
  • Information on building permits and zoning is published.[5]
  • The current budget is published.[6]
  • Audit reports are available.[7]

The bad

Lobbying

Main article: California government sector lobbying

In 2008, Santa Barbara County reported $80,000 spent on lobbying the federal government.[8]

For 2007 and 2008, the county spent $237,050 on lobbying the California legislature.[9]

External links

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