Loudoun County, Virginia

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Meetings Y
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Loudoun County is a county in Northern Virginia, 25 miles west of Washington, D.C. Its population is approximately 285,000.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • Information about the Board of Supervisors, including contact information, is posted.[1]
  • Board meeting times and locations are posted.[2]
  • Board meetings are televised, and documents from meetings are available online.[3]
  • Budget documents for current and past years are posted.[4]
  • A directory of county administrative officials' contact information is provided.[5]
  • Audited annual financial reports for current and past years are posted.[6]
  • Current bid requests are posted,[7] as are current contracts and award notices.[8]
  • The Website includes a link[9] to the Virginia Association of Counties,[10] which lists the county as a member.

The bad

  • Information about how to request public records is not posted, and county supervisors are seeking legislation that would limit access to e-mails sent or received by the Board of Supervisors.[11]

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