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Dickenson County, Virginia

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Budget N
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Meetings N
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Elected Officials N
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning P
Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying Y
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Dickenson County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, the population was 16,395.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for administrative officials is listed on the individual county departments' web pages.[1]
  • The homepage includes a link to the Virginia Association of Counties,[2] of which the county is a member.

The bad

  • The contact information for county board members does not appear to be current.[3]
  • There is no information about when county board meetings are held, no meeting agendas or minutes.
  • No budgets or audited financial statements are posted.
  • No information about zoning seems to be available.
  • No information about for outside vendors regarding current bid requests, or awarded contracts is provided.
  • There is no information about how to make FOIA requests and no record of the county's FOIA compliance.
  • The site has no search function.

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