Charlotte County, Virginia

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Grade2.pngB-
Budget P
Partial.png
Meetings P
Partial.png
Elected Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Administrative Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Permits, zoning Y
600px-Yes check.png
Audits N
600px-Red x.png
Contracts P
Partial.png
Lobbying N
600px-Red x.png
Public records N
600px-Red x.png
Local taxes Y
600px-Yes check.png
County websitesGuide.png
Transparency grading process


Charlotte County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the population was 12,472.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Taxes can be paid online.[1]
  • Bid requests and recent awards are listed.[2]
  • Names, contact information, as well as term dates for county board members are provided.[3]
  • Names and contact information for county administrative officials are listed.[4]

The bad

  • County board meeting minutes are posted for the current but not previous years, and no agendas are posted.[5]
  • Proposed but not approved budgets for the current and previous years are posted.[6]
  • No audited financial statements are provided.
  • There is no information for vendors about the bidding and contract award process.
  • No information is available about how to make FOIA requests, and there appears to be no record of the county's FOIA compliance.
  • There appears to be no information about any arrangements with lobbying associations the county may have. However, the Virginia Association of Counties lists the county as a member.[7]
  • The site has no search function.



External links

References