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 P
Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Dinwiddie County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. 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 September 26, 2013.

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]
  • CompleteFreedom of Information Act information is easily found under the "Your Government" drop-down menu on the main page.[8]

The bad

  • Term dates of county board members are not listed.
  • While the County does disclose that it is a member of several lobbying groups, there is no information regarding any public expenses (such as dues paid) on lobbying efforts.

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