Louisa County, Virginia

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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 Y
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Louisa County is one of 95 counties in Virginia. According to the 2000 Census, its population was 25,627.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

The good

  • The most current county budget[1] and audited annual financial report[2] are posted. Archived Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports are available from 2007.
  • Contact information and term dates for county board members is posted.[3]
  • Contact information for county elected and administrative officials is provided on the individual departments' sections of the website.[4]
  • County board meeting minutes for current and previous years are posted.[5] Agendas and meeting packets are also available and meetings are streamed live and the video archived.[6]
  • Current bid requests and recently awarded contracts are posted.[7]
  • County taxes can be paid online.[8]

The bad

  • Budgets are not available for prior years.
  • Information about the county's lobbying or membership in lobbying associations is not available for current years, although meeting minutes show that the Virginia Association of Counties has lobbied on issues important to the county.[9]
  • No information about FOIA requests is posted, and no record of the county's FOIA compliance is available.

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