King George County, Virginia

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Budget P
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 P
Lobbying Y
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Public records N
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Local taxes Y
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King George County is one of 95 counties in Virginia (Sunshine Review). According to the 2000 Census, its population was 16,803.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Contact information for county board members is posted.[1]
  • Contact information for county administrative officials is posted on the individual departments' web pages.[2]
  • County board meeting agendas[3] and minutes[4] for current and previous years are available.
  • Audited annual financial reports for current and previous years are available.[5]
  • The Website includes a link[6] to the Virginia Association of Counties,[7] which lists the county as a member.
  • County taxes can be paid online.[8]

The bad

  • No term dates for county board members are posted.
  • Only the most current county budget is posted.[9]
  • Current bid requests[10] and award notices[11] are posted, but no listing of current contracts are provided.
  • No information about FOIA requests is posted, and no record of the county's FOIA compliance is available.
  • The site's search function limits the number of characters that can be entered to 21.

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