Henry County, Virginia

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

Henry County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 57,930.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information and term dates for county board members are posted.[1]
  • Contact information for county administrative officials is provided on the individual departments' web pages.[2]
  • County taxes and fees can be paid online.[3]
  • The website includes a link[4] to the Virginia Association of Counties,[5] which lists the county as a member.

The bad

  • Only the upcoming board meeting's agenda is posted, and no board meeting minutes for previous years were found.[6]
  • Only the most current approved budget is posted.[7]
  • Only one recent audited annual financial report is posted.[8]
  • Listings of current bid requests, award notices and current contracts are not available online.[9]
  • No information about FOIA requests is posted, and no record of the county's FOIA compliance is available.

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