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RFB - RAPER RIDGE WATER TANK CONSTRUCTION PDF Print E-mail

Separate sealed Bids will be received for construction of the Raper Ridge Water Tank project located in Wythe County, Virginia. Work includes construction of the 1.5 MG potable water storage tank and all accessories and interior components, site work, gravel foundation base, and underground piping .The project location is southeast of Wytheville, Virginia between Fort Chiswell, Virginia and Austinville, Virginia. 

Bids will be received at the office of: 

Stephen D. Bear
County Administrator
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382 

until 2:00 PM local prevailing time June 12, 2018, and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Wythe County Board of Supervisors Chambers, same address. 

The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: 

  • Peed & Bortz, LLC, Civil & Environmental Engineers, 20 Midway Plaza Drive, Ste. 100 Christiansburg, VA 24073 
  • Wythe County Offices, 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382


Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the office of Peed & Bortz, LLC (540-394-3214) upon payment of $250 for each set. One-half of the deposit will be refunded to each document holder of record who returns a complete set of Bidding Documents in good condition within 10 days after opening of Bids. 

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference shall be held at 10:00 AM local prevailing time May 31, 2018 at the Wythe County Offices, 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382

Withdrawal of Bids due to error shall be in accordance with Virginia Code Section 2.2-4330.B. 1.

Should the apparent low Bid exceed available funds, the Owner reserves the right to negotiate with the apparent low bidder to obtain a contract price within available funds.

Bidders shall comply with Virginia Code Section 54.1-1112 regarding information required with Bid.  Envelopes containing Bids shall be clearly marked with the Bidder’s contractor license number. 

Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE to submit proposals.

 
RFP - NRRWA EMERGENCY CONNECTION PDF Print E-mail

PROJECT The project consists of all materials, labor and appurtenances required to perform the work, including, but not limited to grading an access drive with gravel and filter fabric under gravel for access to the pad from the intake structure, installation of 12 inch DIP bend in existing storm manhole and blind flange on top of bend.

CONTRACT DOCUMENTS All Contract Documents may be accessed at the links below. Questions about the Contract Documents should be directed to the office of the NRRWA Superintendent, Shawn Brooms, 289 Kohler Ave. Austinville, VA 24312 or by calling 276-699-8101.

BID FORM 

PLAN SKETCH

DETAIL SKETCH

Quotations will be received by the NRRWA at the New River Regional Water Treatment Plant, Austinville, Virginia, until May, 31, 2018 at 3:00 p.m., local prevailing time.

Quotations shall be delivered to the New River Regional Water Treatment Plant, 289 Kohler Ave. Austinville, VA 24312, ATTN: Shawn Brooms, Superintendent in an envelope marked “NRRWA Intake Emergency Connection Project” with Contractor’s name, address and registration number on the outside of the envelope. Delivery may be in person or by postal service. Quotations shall also be accepted by email and sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . When submitting a quotation, the Contractor shall designate a representative who will be responsible for all correspondence between the Authority and Contractor and shall include his/her name, title, address, phone number, fax number and email address.

CONTRACT AWARD Award of a Contract, if a Contract is awarded, will be to the successful responsible Quotation. The NRRWA reserves the right to accept or reject any and all quotes, or accept the quote which, in the Authorities judgement, is in the best interest of the Authority. The Authority further reserves the right to waive any informality or irregularity in the quotation process. The Contract is to be awarded on a lump sum basis.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 May 2018 11:33
 
RFP - APEX Sound System PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking proposals from a professional audio-visual services firm with direct experience and expertise working with indoor events such as concerts, rodeos, tractor pulls, arena sports events, trade shows, and other multi-faceted events. The successful Offeror shall furnish all design, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the installation of a sound system for the Appalachian Regional Exposition (APEX) Center.  APEX is a 90,000 SF facility which includes a 45,000 SF arena floor and bleacher seating for 2,500 patrons, expandable with arena floor seating. 

The scope of work is for a public address/sound system scalable to smaller live music events. The system may include, but is not limited to, microphones, audio mixers, speakers, monitors, control/sound monitoring systems, and Wi-Fi capability.  The Offeror has the sole responsibility to: provide a professional acoustical analysis and plan; coordinate power and IT requirements; and provide all necessary labor and equipment to install and commission the sound system.  A minimum of three options is requested as part of the design.  The options can be tiered to provide successive system improvements within an overall design plan. 

Interested firms or individuals are requested to submit the following: five copies of qualifications and references; and, five copies of a proposed work schedule. Wythe County will evaluate proposals based upon qualifications, past performance on similar projects, personnel assigned to the project and the ability to demonstrate project delivery and the importance of the project to the firm. 

Additional information regarding this project may be obtained from William E. Vaughan, PE, County Engineer, at (276) 223-4500.

Proposals will be received at the office of Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 until 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time Friday, May 11 2018.

Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE firms to submit proposals.

The County of Wythe reserves the right to award in part or in whole or to reject any or all proposals.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 April 2018 11:01
 
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WYTHE COUNTY RECOGNIZES RETIRING EMPLOYEE FOR 20 YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE


WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Delores Poston has worked with numbers “all her life.”

Poston plans to retire on April 30, 2018 after 20 years of service to Wythe County. She currently works as an accounting clerk.

“I’ve always done accounting,” Poston said. “I can remember numbers better than I can remember people’s names.”

Poston said she started out in the accounts payable office.

“I started out as accounts payable, but I call myself accounting because you do a lot more than just accounts payable,” Poston said. “I’ve been backup for payroll. I’ve been backup for the finance director. I have taken care of the fuel cards and the credit cards. I think of myself as being multi-faceted. Back in the old days, I was backup for the administrative assistant.”

Poston said it feels “great” to be retiring.

“I’ve never taken off during the summer because that’s our busy time during work,” Poston said. “I look forward to doing things around the house and doing things outside.”

Delores Poston was recently recognized at the Wythe County Board of Supervisors meeting with a resolution.

“It was very nice,” Poston said. “It was very nice that all my fellow workers came in there to be with me while I was recognized. I guess you don’t think being here that long is a big deal because time flies. I guess you just don’t realize that you have been here for 20 years. It’s just part of your life. It’s nice to be recognized for it.”

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If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Wythe County officials, please call Blake Stowers at 276-223-4522 or email Blake at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:08
 
Boil Water Advisory Lifted PDF Print E-mail

Notice to Customers of Wythe County East Waterworks
In the Grahams Forge Area from the Intersection of E. Lee Highway & Southcrest Drive North to the Estes Truck Terminal.

Este informe contiene información muy importante sobre su agua potable.
Tradúzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien.


Boil Water Notice Lifted

The precautionary Boil Water Notice has been lifted as of 10:00 AM Friday April 20, 2018. The County has obtained the required bacteriological samples for two (2) consecutive days and all test have passed.


For more information call: (276)223-4501

Waterworks contact: Blake Stowers, Wythe County PIO
Donald T. Crisp, Director Water & Wastewater
Wythe Co. Water & Wastewater
340 S 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses). You can do this by posting this notice in a public place or distributing copies by hand or mail.

Date: April 20, 2018

Last Updated on Friday, 20 April 2018 10:30
 
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