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Dinwiddie County, Virginia

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Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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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 Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying N
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Local taxes Y
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Dinwiddie County is one of 95 counties in Virginia (Sunshine Review). According to the 2000 Census, the population was 24,533.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

This website was most recently evaluated April 13, 2012.

The good

  • Contact information for county board members is listed.[1]
  • County board meeting agendas[2] and minutes[3] for current and previous years are posted.
  • Contact information for administrative officials is listed.[4]
  • Budgets and audited annual financial reports for current and previous years are posted.[5]
  • Bid requests and recently awarded contracts are listed.[6]
  • Information on county taxes are posted. County taxes can be paid online.[7]

The bad

  • Term dates of county board members are not listed.
  • FOIA requests can be made through the county administration department, but no information on where to send the request or who to make that request through is on the website. There is no record of the county's FOIA compliance.
  • There is no information regarding any relapublic expenses on lobbying efforts. The Virginia Association of Counties[8] lists the county as a member.



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