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Marion County, West Virginia

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Marion County is one of 55 counties in West Virginia.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of West Virginia county websites

The good

  • The Commission meeting days and times are listed and the public is invited to attend. No minutes are posted and only the upcoming agenda is provided[1].
  • The Commissioners are listed and an office phone number is provided, but their individual contact information is not all available.[2].
  • Phone numbers for the Administrative offices are listed along with the email addresses of the head officials[3].
  • Property taxes can be inquiries can be made online[4].

The bad

  • The website is poorly designed.
  • No budgets are posted.
  • No building permit information is provided.
  • No audits are posted.
  • No contracts are posted.
  • Lobbyists are not mentioned.
  • Tax rates are not posted.
  • There is no information about requesting public records under the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

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