Virginia Association of Counties Visits Wythe County

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – VACo’s Board of Directors traveled to Wythe County, Va. this past weekend for their spring meeting.

Wythe County Board of Supervisors Chairman Tim Reeves is currently serving as the president of VACo.

“The VACo Board of Directors enjoyed their visit to Wythe County,” Reeves said. “They were impressed with Wythe County and what we have accomplished. They were also really impressed with the Bolling Wilson Hotel and the downtown revitalization. They believe Wytheville is doing an outstanding job.”

The VACo Spring Board of Directors meeting takes place every April or May in the home county of the current president. There are currently 34 members on the VACo Board of Directors.

During their time in Wythe County, the board explored solutions for public policy challenges at the state and county level. The board also discussed how VACo and other counties can work together to improve life for all Virginians.

Reeves was elected president at the VACo Annual Conference in Bath County, Va. on Nov. 13,2018.

Reeves has been Chairman of the Wytheville board of Supervisors since 2014. Reeves was first elected to the Wythe County Board of Supervisors in 2011 as the Supervisor-At-Large.  Reeves has served on the VACo Board of Directors the past five years.

The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) exists to support county officials and to effectively represent, promote and protect the interests of counties to better serve the people of Virginia.

The VACo Board concluded their trip by visiting different tourism destinations in the Wythe County area. The group traveled to Shot Tower State Park, toured the new APEX Center, and also toured Progress Park.