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Madison County, Virginia

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Administrative Officials Y
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Madison County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 12,520.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for county board members is listed.[1]
  • Contact information for county administrative officials is provided on the individual departments' sections of the website.[2]

The bad

  • No term dates available for board members.
  • Board meeting agendas are not accessible to the public.[3]
  • Board meeting minutes are available for previous years but not for the most current year.[4]
  • Only the current year's county budget is posted.[5]
  • No audited annual financial reports are available.
  • No listings of current bid requests or recently awarded contracts are posted.
  • No information about taxes and rates 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[6] lists the county as a member.
  • The search function limits the number of characters that can be entered.

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