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'''Botetourt County''' is one of [[Virginia counties (Sunshine Review)|95 counties]] in [[Virginia (Sunshine Review)]]. According to the 2000 census, the population was 30,496.{{Action}}
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'''Botetourt County''' is one of [[Virginia counties (Sunshine Review)|95 counties]] in [[Virginia]]. According to the 2000 census, the population was 30,496.{{Action}}
  
 
==Website evaluation==
 
==Website evaluation==

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Botetourt County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the population was 30,496.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for county board members and their term dates are listed.[1] Contact information for county administrative officials is also available.[2]
  • Lists of current bid requests[3] and awarded contracts[4] are posted.

The bad

  • Board meeting agendas and minutes are only available for the past few months.[5]
  • Comprehensive annual financial reports, including audits,[6] are posted for previous years, but not for the current year, and no budget information was found.
  • No information is available about how to make FOIA requests, and there appears to be no record of the county's FOIA compliance.
  • There appears to be no information about any arrangements with lobbying associations the county may have. However, the Virginia Association of Counties lists the county as a member.[7]

External links

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