Putnam County, West Virginia

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Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials P
Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning
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 P
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Putnam County is one of 55 counties in West Virginia.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of West Virginia county websites

Last rated on an unknown date.

The good

  • Administrative Officials
    • Department heads are listed for each department.[1]
    • Contact information for administrative officials is provided including a mailing address and phone number.
  • Elected Officials
    • Elected officials are listed.[2]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting minutes are archived for 3 years.[3]
    • Meeting agendas are archived for 4 years.[4]
  • Permits and zoning
    • Zoning ordinances are posted online.
    • Permit applications can be downloaded on the site, along with information on how to apply for the permits.[5]
  • Taxes
    • Online tax record search is available.[6]

The bad

  • Administrative Officials
    • Personalized emails are not provided.
  • Elected Officials
    • Contact information is not listed.
  • Meetings
    • A meeting calendar is not available.
  • Budgets
    • No budgets are posted.
  • Audits
    • No audits are posted.
  • Contracts
    • No contracts are posted.
  • Lobbying
    • Lobbyists are not mentioned.
  • Public Records
  • Taxes
    • Tax rates are not available.

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