Wythe County officials are updating the long-range County’s Comprehensive Plan with the help of Hill Studio, and are asking for public input through an online survey  The comprehensive plan is branded as Connect Wythe 2040.

Please CLICK HERE for the press release.

To complete the online survey, please CLICK HERE.

To stay informed, please visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ConnectWythe

 

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 15.2-2507 of the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, that the Wythe County Board of Supervisors intends to consider an amendment to increase the FY22 budget in the amount of $5,571,531 in Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recover Funds through the American Rescue Plan Act. Eligible uses for these funds are: Public Health/Covid Impacts, Revenue Loss/Negative Economic Impacts, Essential Worker Support, Infrastructure (Water, Wastewater, Broadband, etc). 

A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 6:05 p.m., or as soon as practicable thereafter, in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 to hear public comment on the proposed budget amendment.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking written proposals from qualified financial firms to provide permanent financing for an estimated $800,000 bank qualified, tax exempt General Obligation Bond issuance for financing three fire trucks and an incident command trailer. The only security form the Bond will be a pledge of the full faith and credit of the County. The proposals shall include all cost associated with the financing including legal, issuance cost, schedule for disbursement of funds, requirements for arbitrage calculations and annual payment schedule for the duration of the loan. The proposals shall include the following options:

1. $800,000 for ten years with no reset.
2. $800,000 for ten years with a reset after five years.
3. $800,000 for seven years no reset.
4. $800,000 for five years with no reset.

Interested firms should provide relevant information including how potential financing transaction will be structured. Written responses should be sent to Stephen Bear, County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 no later than 2:00 pm., Monday, August 2, 2021. Responses received after that time shall be returned unopened. All questions concerning the financing shall be directed by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Copies of Wythe County’s financials may be found at HERE.

The County of Wythe requests proposals from fire apparatus manufacturers and dealers for the following, substantially in conformity with the following specifications and current NFPA standards, deliverable to the County – due to current need - by or before November 30, 2021. The county has already received solicited and unsolicited pricing for new, demo and used apparatus, and seeks to expand the competition for this contract.

Responses will be scored based on: meets county criteria; availability; price. Proposal must include inspection, NFPA certifications and flatbed delivery to the County Administration Building or designated department. Proposals due by 2 p.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, complete with specifications, pricing (total and per unit), and anticipated delivery dates based on an August 2021 purchase order. For questions regarding this proposal, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Submit sealed proposals to: Wythe County Fire Apparatus Bid, ATTN: Martha G. Collins, Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382.

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The Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. to hear public comment on the the proposed County Budget (which includes the School Board Budget) for Fiscal Year 2021-22 and on the proposed Tax Levy for Calendar Year 2021. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of the Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. Please see the links below to view a full copy of the public hearing notices:

FY22 County Budget Public Hearing Notice

FY22 School Board Budget Public Hearing Notice

CY21 Tax Levy