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Cumberland County, Virginia

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Budget P
Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits N
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Contracts P
Lobbying N
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Cumberland County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, the population was 9,017.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Names and contact information for county board members are posted, as well as board meeting agendas and minutes for past and current years.[1]
  • Names and contact information for county administrative officials are listed on the individual departments' web pages.
  • County taxes can be paid online.[2]

The bad

  • Term dates for county board members are not posted.
  • Only the current year's budget is available.[3] No audited financial reports were found.
  • Request for bids are posted, but there is no information for outside vendors about the bidding and contracting process, and no listing of recently awarded contracts.[4]
  • No information concerning the county's relations with lobbying associations is provided. But the Virginia Association of Counties lists the county as a member.[5]
  • 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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