King George County, Virginia

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 07:24, 15 April 2009 by Sunshine Review Editor (Talk)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Grade2.pngB-
Budget P
Partial.png
Meetings Y
600px-Yes check.png
Elected Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Administrative Officials Y
600px-Yes check.png
Permits, zoning Y
600px-Yes check.png
Audits Y
600px-Yes check.png
Contracts P
Partial.png
Lobbying Y
600px-Yes check.png
Public records N
600px-Red x.png
Local taxes Y
600px-Yes check.png
County websitesGuide.png
Transparency grading process

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.



External links

References