Charles City County, Virginia

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Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials Y
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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 N
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Public records N
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Local taxes N
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Charles City County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the population was 6,926.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Names and contact information for county board members are listed.[1]
  • County administrative officials' names and contact information are provided.[2]

The bad

  • County board members' term dates are not listed.
  • County board meeting minutes are posted for current and previous years, but not the meeting agendas.[3]
  • No budgets or audited financial reports are posted.
  • No information regarding outside vendor bids and awarded contracts is provided.
  • There is no information about county taxes.
  • The county's zoning ordinance is posted,[4] but no information regarding building permits is provided.
  • 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.[5]

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