Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking bids for the construction of a 32,000 square foot utility barn. The work is classified as Use Group Utility & Miscellaneous (Barn) and includes, but is not limited to: site work, pre-engineered metal building structure, and concrete foundations.

Depending upon the final award scenario, the construction run time for this project to substantial completion will be 150 days.

The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: Office of the County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382, phone (276) 223-4500, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Prospective bidders may examine and obtain bidding documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Contract drawings and specifications are available at the following link:

APEX Utility Barn Bidding Documents (August 2019) LINK includes Addendum #1 and Addendum #2

Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office, during the hours indicated above, upon payment of $30 (non-refundable) for each set. The Owner will not be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at the Wythe County Administration Office, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia at 10 am on Friday, August 9, 2019. Sealed bids will be received at the office of the County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 until 2 pm local time Friday, August 23, 2019, where they will be opened and publically read aloud. Envelopes will be clearly marked with the designation of “APPALACHIAN REGIONAL EXPOSITION CENTER UTILITY BARN” and contain the submitting contractor’s name, address, and contractors’ license number. Responsive bids will include: bid form; bid bond; acknowledgment of any addenda; and copy of contractor’s license. Bidders shall comply with Virginia Code Section 54.1-1112 regarding information required with Bid.

Withdrawal of bids due to error shall be in accordance with Virginia Code Section 2.2-4330.B

Wythe County encourages the participation of MBE/WBE type firms.

Wythe County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking bids proposals for the replacement of its AGCO 6680 cab tractor with loader. Sealed bid proposals will be accepted until August 21st , 2019 at 10:00 am local prevailing time. They should be addressed to the attention of Mrs. Martha Collins, “Tractor Bid Proposal”, 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382.

The County has a budget of $50,000 for the replacement of its AGCO 6680 cab tractor with loader and will be considering both new and used equipment. The tractor is used primarily to pull a 15’ flex wing rotary cutter and to remove snow. The bid will be awarded to the offer that is in the best interest of the County based on size, age, hours, condition, conformity to specifications, etc. The following are some guidelines.

  • Tractor that is equipped with an engine of at least 80 hp rated. If a smaller tractor is offered it should also include a rotary cutter that will match the horse power and be offered as a package.
  • PTO HP at least 70 HP, again if less HP are offered it should be matched with a rotary cutter and offered as a package.
  • Front loader bucket with joystick controls. Euro style connection is preferred; however, skid loader will be acceptable with the inclusion of one adapter plate in addition to the bucket.
  • 4WD
  • Cab enclosure with heat, A/C, cab lights, and wipers
  • 2016 model year or newer
  • 300 hours or less
  • No regen exhaust filter
  • No diesel exhaust fluid additive
  • At least 3 rear remote hydraulic outlet ports to match the current rotary cutter if otherwise it should match
  • Fluid filled rear tires

Included into the bid package should be

  • type of tractor
  • specification sheet with details of the tractor
  • specification sheet of rotary cutter if it is included
  • cost of tractor, rotary cutter (if needed), and delivery
  • Location of tractor for inspection. 

Questions regarding this bid proposal request should be addressed to Mr. Billy Bowers via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (276)223-6119.

As required by the application process for the 2020 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) grant, Wythe County officially announces its intention to partner with Citizen’s Telephone Cooperative (“Citizen’s”), to apply for a grant to provide broadband service to residents in the Powerline Road area, Browntown Road area, and areas around East Lee Highway.  Preliminary data collected from residents indicates that these areas meet the DHCD VATI program broadband definition of unserved.  If approved, Citizen’s would be building Fiber to the Home (FTTH) to the neighborhoods and offering only one bandwidth tier of 1Gbps/500Mbps 

The Virginia Department of Community Development implements VATI and will be awarding $19 million this year to eligible applicants. Proposals are to be submitted by September 3, 2019.  For more information, please contact Dennis Reese at 540.745.9528.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 7:05 p.m. to hear public comment on the disposition of the following real property: 

Parcel 41A-1-33-1 - Spiller Annex Property, 305 Tazewell Street, Wytheville, VA

The hearing will take place in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

 

Below are links to the Wythe County 2018 Real Estate & Personal Property delinquent taxes as published under the authority of Section 58-1.3924 of the Code of Virginia as amended. Please note that the stated balance does not include interest or any additional fees. Please call the Treasurer's Office at 276-223-6070 to obtain the full balance due.

2018 Delinquent Real Estate Tax Listing

2018 Delinquent Personal Property Tax Listing