Bath County, Virginia

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Transparency Grade
Budget N
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Meetings P
Elected Officials N
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Administrative Officials P
Permits, zoning N
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Audits N
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Contracts N
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Lobbying Y
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Public records N
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Local taxes N
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Bath County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2006 U.S. Census Bureau estimate its population is 4,814 residents.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • The county's website includes a link[1] to the in the Virginia Association of Counties,[2] of which it is a member.

The bad

  • The website has no budget or audit information.
  • The names of county board members, their term dates and contact information are not available.
  • There is no contact information for individual county administrative officials, only department phone numbers.[3]
  • Only a general meeting time for the county board is listed, no specific dates, agendas or minutes.[4]
  • No information about current bid requests or awarded contracts is posted.
  • No information is available about how to make FOIA requests, and there appears to be no record of the county's FOIA compliance.
  • There is no information about building permit requirements or zoning.
  • There is no information about county taxes.

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