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'''Powhatan County''' is one of [[Virginia counties (Sunshine Review)|95 counties]] in [[Virginia]].
 
'''Powhatan County''' is one of [[Virginia counties (Sunshine Review)|95 counties]] in [[Virginia]].
  
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===The good===
 
===The good===
 
* Elected Officials
 
* Elected Officials
** Contact information for the Board of Supervisors members is available. <ref>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={F80F07AC-4608-40D6-8A58-88A4D8DA5A2A} Board of Supervisors]</ref>
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** Contact information for the Board of Supervisors members is available.<ref>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={F80F07AC-4608-40D6-8A58-88A4D8DA5A2A} Board of Supervisors]</ref>
 
* Meetings
 
* Meetings
** Meeting dates are posted. <ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_EV&SEC={76AB9526-AA04-4CB9-82F3-0AC628D82D1E} Meeting Calendar] </ref>
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** Meeting dates are posted.<ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_EV&SEC={76AB9526-AA04-4CB9-82F3-0AC628D82D1E} Meeting Calendar] </ref>
** Agendas are posted and archived. <ref> [http://powhatan.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/meet.aspx Agendas] </ref>
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** Agendas are posted and archived.<ref> [http://powhatan.siretechnologies.com/sirepub/meet.aspx Agendas] </ref>
 
** Meeting minutes are posted and archived to 2006. <reF>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={0551892A-6C9C-43E4-A53C-AC97DDE71BF8} Minutes]</ref>
 
** Meeting minutes are posted and archived to 2006. <reF>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={0551892A-6C9C-43E4-A53C-AC97DDE71BF8} Minutes]</ref>
 
* Administration
 
* Administration
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** Building and Zoning forms are provided<reF>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={C71E5B02-7D49-4F36-9400-2BA2A0801369} Building], [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={F2594B19-5910-4969-8171-3B21C83034E4} Zoning]</ref>.
 
** Building and Zoning forms are provided<reF>[http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={C71E5B02-7D49-4F36-9400-2BA2A0801369} Building], [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={F2594B19-5910-4969-8171-3B21C83034E4} Zoning]</ref>.
 
* Contracts
 
* Contracts
** Current bids and recently awarded bids are posted. <ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={83188EF1-A716-4F72-94A8-358448A7783C}/ Bids] </ref>
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** Current bids and recently awarded bids are posted.<ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={83188EF1-A716-4F72-94A8-358448A7783C}/ Bids] </ref>
 
* Public Records
 
* Public Records
** Information on how to file a public records request under the [[Virginia Freedom of Information Act]] is posted. <ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={5F9AF3F4-0D39-4144-82C9-DF99BCA19551} Public Records] </ref>
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** Information on how to file a public records request under the [[Virginia Freedom of Information Act]] is posted.<ref> [http://www.powhatanva.gov/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={5F9AF3F4-0D39-4144-82C9-DF99BCA19551} Public Records] </ref>
  
 
===The bad===
 
===The bad===
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Powhatan County is one of 95 counties in Virginia.

Website evaluation

Main article: Evaluation of Virginia county websites

This website was most recently evaluated April 4, 2013.

The good

  • Elected Officials
    • Contact information for the Board of Supervisors members is available.[1]
  • Meetings
    • Meeting dates are posted.[2]
    • Agendas are posted and archived.[3]
    • Meeting minutes are posted and archived to 2006. [4]
  • Administration
    • Contact information for the administrative officials is provided[5].
  • Budget
    • The current and proposed budgets are posted. [6]
    • Budgets are archived to 2008.
  • Audits
    • Audit reports are posted[7].
    • Audits are archived to 2004.
  • Permits and Zoning
    • Building and Zoning forms are provided[8].
  • Contracts
    • Current bids and recently awarded bids are posted.[9]
  • Public Records

The bad

  • Contracts
    • Awarded bids are not archived for more than one year.
  • Public Records
    • The website does not list the officer dedicated to handling public information requests.
    • Although a form can be downloaded, it can not be submitted online.
  • Lobbying
    • Information on taxpayer funded lobbying efforts, including membership in [government sector lobbying associations] that lobby on behalf of counties, or contracts with private lobbying firms are not posted.

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