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Highland County, Virginia

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Highland County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 2,536.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for county board members is posted.[1]
  • Information about building permits and zoning is provided.[2]

The bad

  • No term dates for county board members are posted.
  • Contact information for county administrative officials and other elected positions aside from county board members is limited to a few generic email addresses.[3]
  • No county board meeting information, agendas or minutes, are available.
  • No budgets or audited financial reports are posted.
  • There are no listings of current bid requests, award notices or current contracts.
  • No tax information is provided.
  • 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[4] lists the county as a member.
  • The site has no search function.

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