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Request for Public Comment PDF Print E-mail

Mount Rogers Economic Development District
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) - Annual Performance Report 

The Mount Rogers Planning District Commission has completed a draft of the Annual Performance Report to the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Mount Rogers Economic Development District. The CEDS is used as a guide for economic development decisions in the Mount Rogers region (counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth Washington and Wythe and the cities of Bristol and Galax). The document contains a profile of the region’s economy, including strengths and weaknesses, as well as goals and strategies. There is also a listing of vital economic development projects and performance measures to gauge the effectiveness of the CEDS.

A thirty (30) day public comment review period is required prior to adoption and submittal of the updated CEDS to the United States Department of Economic Development Administration (EDA).

PUBLICATION: The draft of the 2014 Annual Performance Report and the 2013-2018 CEDS report is available for review on the Mount Rogers Planning District Commission website at www.mrpdc.org. Copies are also available upon request from the address listed at the end of this notice.

DATE AND TIME: The public comment period for the CEDS is Thursday, November 25, 2014 through Friday, December 25, 2014.

COMMENTS: Comments should be received no later than Friday, December 25, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. All comments may be submitted either by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , via fax at 276-783-6949, or by mail to Salem Bush, Regional Planner, Mount Rogers Planning District Commission, 1021 Terrace Drive, Marion, VA 24354.

 
Public Hearing Notice PDF Print E-mail

In compliance with the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider Wythe County Ordinance 2014-5 entitled, “Employee Bonus Ordinance of Wythe County, Virginia.” The Board of Supervisors will hear comments from citizens concerning the proposed ordinance.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 7:10 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE.

 
Public Hearing Notice PDF Print E-mail

Notice is hereby given that on December 9, 2014, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Wythe, Virginia (the “County”) will conduct a public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, as required under applicable law, in accordance with Section 15.2-2606 of the Code of Virginia of 1950, as amended, with respect to the adoption by the Board of a resolution or resolutions, as may be necessary or convenient, regarding the proposed permanent financing of certain infrastructure improvements. The purpose of the financing is for (i) water system improvements, expansions and renovations, including providing service to the Barren Springs community; (ii) the renovation,rehabilitation, expansion, construction and equipping of Rural Retreat Middle School, Sheffey Elementary School, Fort Chiswell Middle School, Spiller Elementary School, and Speedwell Elementary School including but not limited to additional classrooms and gymnasiums, heating and air conditioning systems, plumbing facilities, window, door, ceiling and lighting upgrades, security systems, furnishings, bleachers, walkway and parking improvements and ADA upgrades necessary for its facilities; and (iii) related engineering, administrative and financing costs (collectively, “the Project”). The County plans to fund the Project through a general obligation bond to be issued in aprincipal amount not to exceed $10,000,000. This amount is not in addition to the sums borrowedearlier for the Project on an interim basis. This financing is to borrow sums for the permanent financing of the Project, including paying off interim financing related to the school renovations($8,025,000), which was borrowed in July of 2013.

The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, will be conducted at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, by the Board of Supervisors in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. Interested persons mayappear at such time and place and present their views whether orally or in writing, or submit writtencomments prior to the hearing. The County may set time limits on speakers and other rules andprocedures for the conduct of this public hearing. Any persons with disabilities are urged to contact the County Administrator’s Office at (276) 223-4500 prior to the public hearing to arrange for any necessary accommodations. For additional information, please contact the County Administrator’s Office.

BY ORDER OF THE WYTHE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

R. CELLELL DALTON, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

 
Demolition RFB PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking sealed bids for the demolition of the remaining portion of the County Office Building located at 275 South Fourth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

Interested bidders may obtain copies of the contract documents HERE

Bid security is required with each bid in the amount of five percent of the bid. Bid security may be in the form of a cashier’s check or a bond secured by a surety company.

A pre-bid conference will be held in the conference room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia at 10:00 a.m., November 13, 2014. Interested bidders may attend this pre-bid conference in order to receive bidder instruction clarifications and visit the building area to be demolished. Questions concerning this project shall be directed to William Vaughan, County Engineer, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville VA 24382-2598 or phone 276-223-4500.

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382-2598 until 2:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m., November 26, 2014 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. Bids must be submitted to the attention of Ms. Martha Collins, Administrative Assistant and the bid envelope shall be clearly marked “Bid for Demolition of a section of the County Office Building”.


Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014 15:10
 
Wythe County Committees PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking citizens who have interest and expertise to serve on various committees in Wythe County. Some of the committees are:

  • Community Policy & Management Team
  • Emergency Planning Committee
  • Industrial Development Authority
  • Wythe/Bland Joint Public Service Authority
  • Wythe/Grayson Regional Library Board
  • Mount Rogers Community Services Board
  • NR/MR Workforce Investment Board
  • Planning Commission
  • Recreation Commission
  • Smyth-Wythe Airport Commission
  • Social Services Board
  • SWVA Emergency Medical Services Council
  • Tourism Advisory Committee
  • Wall of Honor Committee
  • Wytheville Community College Board
  • Fire & Rescue Board of Directors


Citizens who desire to serve are requested to fill out the application HERE and submit it to the County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Applications may be submitted electronically or in written format.

If you have any questions, please contact Martha Collins at (276)223-4504 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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