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Giles County, Virginia

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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Giles County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 16,657.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for county board members is posted.[1]
  • Contact information for county administrative officials is posted.[2]
  • County taxes can be paid online.[3]

The bad

  • County board members' term dates are not posted.
  • Only the minutes from the last couple of county board meetings and only the most current board meeting agenda are posted.[4]
  • No approved budgets or audited financial statements for current or previous years are posted.
  • There is no information about building and inspection permits, and only the zoning ordinance is provided.[5]
  • There is no information about current bid requests or awarded contracts to outside vendors.
  • No information about FOIA requests is posted, and no record of the county's FOIA compliance is available.
  • There is no information regarding any relations with lobbying associations the county might have. But the Virginia Association of Counties[6] lists the county as a member.
  • The site has no search function.



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