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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Austinville Virginia Area - Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades and Sewer Line Replacement 

Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking proposals for Engineering Services for the preparation of design plans, specifications, bid documents and contract documents for the Austinville Area Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades and Sewer Line Replacement.  The plans will meet the design standards and specifications for Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. 

The scope of work is for: 

  • Design the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades to include any and all demolition and disposal plans. 
  • Survey, map, and design the collection system replacement to include construction sequence. 
  • Prepare Specifications. 
  • Prepare Bid documents. 
  • Prepare Contract Documents. 
  • Provide contract administration and inspection services. 

Interested offerors are requested to provide 5 copies of qualifications and references on Standard Form (SF) 330 with their proposal.  

A site visit is recommended.  

Aerial mapping may be obtained from the Wythe County GIS (2019 aerial mapping). 

Proposals will be received at the office of Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 until 5:00 P.M. local prevailing time on March 6, 2020. 

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

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

By Order of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Wythe County, Virginia, is seeking bids for repairs to its Envirodyne Systems Belt Filter Press.  The work to be performed generally consists of disassembly, removal, inspection, repair, reassembly, installation and alignment of pillow block bearings and the filter press rollers. 

Scope of work, bid form and drawings are available at THIS LINK.

Visiting the site for inspection of the belt filter press and necessary repairs is required.  Point of contact to arrange site visit or questions is Mr. Don Crisp, Director, Water and Wastewater at phone (276) 223-4500 or email dtcrisp@wytheco.org.

Sealed Bids will be received at the Wythe County Administration Offices, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382 until 2:00 P.M. local prevailing time on February 19, 2020. 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 the participation of MBE/WBE type firms. 

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

Friday, January 24, 2020

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Wythe County would like to remind residents that dog tags are due to be purchased by January 31. Officials encourage residents to come to the Treasurer’s Office and buy them if you have not done so already.

Code Enforcement Officer A.B. Dunford said officials will be doing compliance checks in Wythe County which includes the town of Wytheville and the town of Rural Retreat. Compliance checks will start in February.

Dunford also 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.

“We want to make sure all pets have their rabies inoculations, we have had rabies in the county,” Dunford said. “Please get out now and purchase your dog tags and rabies shots for your animals. If you don’t have them, you could be imposed a fine in court.”

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. Dog tags can be purchased at the Treasurer’s Office inside the Wythe County Courthouse.

According to Dunford, rabies cases have been confirmed in Wythe County, so dog owners need to make sure that all rabies vaccinations are current.

For more information about rabies, please check out the following link:
https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/index.html.

Dunford said that keeping your animals vaccinated is the best form of protection from this deadly disease for both residents and their pets.

Friday, January 10, 2020

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – During a Special Called Meeting of the Wythe County Board of Supervisors, Black Lick District Supervisor Brian Vaught was elected by his fellow supervisors as Wythe County Board Chairman.

“It was an honor to be voted into the Chairman’s seat,” Vaught said. “I appreciate the other Board members having the confidence in me as we move forward as a new board. I am optimistic that we will move the county forward in a positive way in the coming months. I look forward to continuing to be a voice of the people for not only the Black Lick District but Wythe County as a whole. Wythe County continues to be a great place to live, work, and raise a family.”

East Wytheville District Supervisor Ryan Lawson was elected Vice Chairwoman. She is excited to take on the role of Vice Chairwoman.

“I am excited to be voted in as the new Vice Chairwoman,” Lawson said. “I would like to thank my constituents for the unanimous vote and the trust in me for this new position. I was made aware last night that I am one of only a few female representatives in Wythe County to ever hold a chair position on the Board of Supervisors, therefore I am honored and humbled. I look forward to the success of our new board, and I am excited to see what this year brings!”

The team of supervisors includes Lead Mines District Supervisor Coy McRoberts, and Speedwell District Supervisor B.G. “Gene” Horney. Stacy Terry is the new Wythe County Supervisor At-Large board member. Rolland Cook, is serving District 2 which is the West Wytheville District. James D. “Jamie” Smith is serving District 4 which is the Fort Chiswell District.

The next Board of Supervisors meeting is January 14 at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

WYTHEVILLE, Va. – The three new Wythe County Board of Supervisor members were recently sworn into office.

Stacy Terry is the new Wythe County Supervisor At-Large board member. Terry said he is excited about the future of Wythe County.

“I’m extremely honored to be sworn in,” Terry said. “I’m excited to be sworn in and to be working for the citizens of Wythe County. I’m excited about what the future holds for our citizens.”

Another new face to the Wythe County Board is Rolland Cook, who will be serving District 2 which is the West Wytheville District.

“It’s an honor to serve the people of Wythe County,” Cook said. “I hope over the next four years we can help the county run efficiently and help the taxpayers. I’m looking forward to getting started.”

James D. “Jamie” Smith will be serving District 4 which is the Fort Chiswell District.

“What an honor it was to be sworn in as the Wythe County Board of Supervisor Fort Chiswell District Representative on Friday, December 27th,” Smith said. “What a since of pride I had taking the oath in front of my family and friends. It's an honor to be a part of the Wythe County Board, and I look forward to the future of Wythe County.”

These three new board members will join four other board members to serve Wythe County. The new members will join Black Lick District Supervisor Brian Vaught, East Wytheville District Supervisor Ryan Lawson, Lead Mines District Supervisor Coy McRoberts, and Speedwell District Supervisor B.G. “Gene” Horney.

The first Board of Supervisors meeting of 2020 will be held on January 7, 2020.