Henry County, Virginia

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Henry County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, its population was 57,930.

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


The good

  • Budget for the current fiscal year is available; budgets for the past four fiscal years are also available.[1]
  • Current year minutes and agendas for the county Board of Supervisors are available; archived minutes are available dating back to 1997.[2]
  • Contact information and term dates for county board members are posted by district.[2]
  • Contact information for county administrative officials is provided on individual department pages.
  • Building and permit information, including forms, is available.[3]
  • Audit for FY2011/2012 is available; archived audits dating back to FY2005/2006 are also available.
  • There is a dedicated space on the website to include information on bids and RFPs, though there were none open at the time of this evaluation.
  • A public information officer is identified, complete with contact information.[4]
  • Tax information, including payment options, is posted.[5]

The bad

  • Information on current contracts does not appear to be available.
  • It is not clear whether the county employs a lobbyist or belongs to a lobbying group.

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