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'''Buchanan County''' is one of [[Virginia counties (Sunshine Review)|95 counties]] in [[Virginia (Sunshine Review)]]. According to the 2000 census, the population was 26,978.
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Buchanan County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 census, the population was 26,978.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

This site was evaluated on Aug. 23, 2012.

The good

  • Board of Supervisors is listed.

The bad

  • Budgets and audits for the past 3-5 years are not disclosed.
  • Meeting minutes and agendas for the past 3-5 years are not provides, nor is a calendar of meetings.
  • Approved contract statements are not available for vendors above $10,000.
  • The site has virtually no viable information, except an outdated list of county board members.[1]
  • Emails are not provided for administrative staff or elected officials.
  • 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.[2] Membership dues are not disclosed.
  • The site has no search function.
  • There is no information available on how to access public records.
  • Local tax rates are not disclosed.
  • Zoning ordinances and permit applications are not published.

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