Category Government

Reminder about Dog Tags

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Wythe County Officials would like to remind citizens that dog tags are on sale and due to be purchased by January 31, 2019.

Code Enforcement Officer A.B. Dunford encouraged residents to make sure rabies vaccinations are up to date. Please be aware that rabies inoculations are required prior to purchasing a dog license.

“Please get out now and get your dog tags and rabies shots for your animals,” Dunford said.

Dunford said officers will be doing compliance checks throughout the county to assure that all dog owners are compliant.

The price of the dog tags are as follows: 1 year $5, 2 years $10, and 3 years $15.

If your dog has been neutered or spayed the costs are as follows: 1 year $4, 2 years $8 and 3 years $10...

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Public Notice – Request for Proposals

PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The County of Wythe seeks bids from authorized and qualified service vendors to provide testing and service to the counties fire and rescue equipment.

Proposals must be received no later than 2 p.m. on Friday February 15, 2019 at the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 to the Attention of Curtis Crawford. The envelope must be clearly marked “F&R Test”. Proposals received after that time, postmarks notwithstanding, shall be rejected. As soon as feasible, negotiations will begin with the vendor deemed to be fully qualified and best suited among those submitting proposals. A pre-bid conference shall be held on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 2 p.m...

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Crystal Springs Recreation Area Road To Be Paved

CRYSTAL SPRINGS RECREATION AREA ROAD TO BE PAVED

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Crystal Springs is 1,800 acres of property owned by the Town of Wytheville. The beautiful Crystal Springs Recreation Area has breathtaking views and wonderful trails to enjoy during a day outdoors and is excellent for biking, hiking and camping.

The property is owned by the Town of Wytheville, but outside of its corporate limits, which prohibited them from applying for VDOT’s Recreational Access Road funding. The Wythe County Board of Supervisors partnered with the town to make application for the funding to improve Pump Hollow Road, which leads from Route 21 to the scenic Crystal Springs Recreation Area which serves around 4,200 visitors a year.

The Recreational Access Program is a state funded program which is intende...

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Wythe County Dog Tags on Sale at Treasurer’s Office

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Wythe County Officials would like to remind citizens that dog tags are on sale and due to be purchased by January 31, 2019.

Code Enforcement Officer A.B. Dunford encouraged residents to make sure rabies vaccinations are up to date. Please be aware that rabies inoculations are required prior to purchasing a dog license.

“Please get out now and get your dog tags and rabies shots for your animals,” Dunford said.

Dunford said officers will be doing compliance checks throughout the county to assure that all dog owners are compliant.

The price of the dog tags are as follows: 1 year $5, 2 years $10, and 3 years $15.

If your dog has been neutered or spayed the costs are as follows: 1 year $4, 2 years $8 and 3 years $10...

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Wythe County Approves Tax Extension To December 28

WYTHE COUNTY APPROVES TAX EXTENSION TO DECEMBER 28

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – The Wythe County Board of Supervisors recently voted to place an extension on the county’s real estate and personal property tax due date. The extension takes the date up to Friday, December 28, 2018 at 6 p.m. The original tax due date was December 5, 2018.

As a part of the extension, the Treasurer’s Office will be offering extended hours which are as follows: Saturday, December 1 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The Treasurer’s Office will also be open until 6 p.m. on December 5, 26, 27 and 28. The normal operating hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

According to Wythe County Treasurer Lori Guynn, there are several payment options available for residents to take advantage of when paying their taxes.

• 24-Hour Drop Box: Using th...

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Wythe County Holds Special Meeting

WYTHE COUNTY HOLDS SPECIAL MEETING

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – On Friday, November 2, 2018, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting at 5 p.m. to consider recommendations from the APEX Construction Committee.

The special meeting was called by the Chairman because the committee’s recommendations were both weather and time sensitive and the next regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors would not occur until November 14. Several of the items recommended by the committee needed to be addressed promptly before the arrival of sustained cold temperatures.

The Board of Supervisors approved construction of a concrete pad and appurtenances for installation of propane tanks for heating the arena portion of the building...

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Special Called Meeting of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors

The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors has called a Special Called Meeting of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 at 5 p.m.

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors will convene in regular session on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 5 p.m. to review recommendations for the Appalachian Regional Exposition Center construction project and Ready Mix Road improvement project.

The meeting will take place in the Board Room of the County Administration Building which is located at 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

*The primary reason for the called meeting is to review APEX Committee recommendations pertaining to pavement and the heating of the facility. Both of these recommendations are weather and time sensitive.

Please see website for Agenda.

http://www.wytheco...

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Emergency Services Letter October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

To: Wythe County

The waters from Michael are receding and the true damage from the storm is now showing. Roads have been washed out or damaged from moving water. VDOT is working hard to clear all debris and repair the damages that occurred. To find all the areas that VDOT is repairing, visit 511virginia.org or use the 511 app. If you come across an area that needs repair or VDOT’s attention, call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (1-800-367-7623). Please understand that these repairs may take time and VDOT is working hard to complete the repairs in a quick but safe manner.

Wythe County wants to thank its citizens for assisting in keeping everyone safe. Thanks to all the citizens that called neighbors or friends to check on them and make sure people were safe...

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Veterans Memorial Highway – Dedication Celebration

WYTHE COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY

DEDICATION CELEBRATION

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Clyde Easter has been diligently working to preserve the memory of all veterans within the mountains of southwest Virginia.

For many years, Easter has strived to get U.S. Highway 52 through Carroll, Wythe and Bland Counties designated as Veterans Memorial Highway. Now, his dream is a reality. A dedication celebration is being held at each of the participating counties from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 20, 2018.

In a letter of support for Veterans Memorial Highway, Easter said: “Ladies and gentleman, I urge you to pass this resolution supporting the naming of U.S. Highway 52, Veterans Memorial Highway...

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Invitation for Bids – Ready Mix Road Drainage Improvements

INVITATION FOR BIDS – READY MIX ROAD DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS

Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking bids for the construction of drainage improvements on Ready Mix Road. The work consists of:

• 200 LF of CG-6

• 96 SY of entrance gutter

• 99 feet of 18-in HDPE pipe

• Three DI-1 drop inlets

• Two EW-1 headwalls

• Underground telephone relocate

• Minor pavement patch repair

• Erosion and sediment control

The work to be performed includes all labor, material, and equipment to complete the project.

Plans and specifications are available at the Wythe County Administrative Offices, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia, 24382, or at the following internet cloud link: https://cloud.wytheco.org/index.php/s/FYF7q0EzILFOGW5...

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