Difference between revisions of "Botetourt County, Virginia"

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Revision as of 08:20, 24 September 2013

Botetourt County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 33,148.[1]

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

This website was last evaluation on September 16, 2013.

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Budget
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Meetings P
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits P
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Contracts P
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Lobbying
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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Transparency grading process


The good

  • Budgets for the current fiscal year and past three fiscal years are posted. CAFRs are also available.[2]
  • Agendas and minutes are available for recent meetings of the county Board of Supervisors.[3]
  • Contact information for county board members is posted, along with term dates.[4]
  • Contact information for upper-level administrative officials is available.[4]
  • Information on building permits and zoning, including forms, is available.[5]
  • Bid and contract information is available, but detail (including dollar amounts) is lacking.[6]
  • The website discloses the county's relationship with the Virginia Association of Counties, a government sector lobbying association.
  • Tax information, including payment options, is available.[7]

The bad

  • Information on upcoming meetings does not appear to be available.
  • A central contact for FOIA requests is not clearly identified.

External links

References