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Sealed Bids for the construction of an approx. 13,000 SF, 3-story addition to the existing Wythe County DSS Office Building Wytheville, Virginia will be received by Mr. Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia on June 15, 2017 until 2:00 PM, local prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud. The procedure for withdrawal of bids shall be according to provision (i) contained in 2.2-4330 A, Code of Virginia (1950) as amended.

Contract is to be awarded on a lump sum basis.

Bid security is required to be submitted with each Bid in the amount of five percent of the Bid. Bid security may be in the form of a certified or cashier’s check or a bid bond secured by a surety company.

A Performance Bond and a Payment Bond in the amount of one hundred percent of the Contract amount will be required on this Project. The Contractor shall also provide Liability Insurance coverage.

The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:

The Lane Group, Inc. – Galax and Abingdon, Virginia Offices
Wythe County Board of Supervisors – Wytheville, Virginia
Valley Construction News – Roanoke, Virginia
AGC of Tennessee – Blountville, Tennessee

Additional copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of The Lane Group; 119 North Main Street, Galax, Virginia. (276) 236-4588.

A deposit of $250.00 for each set of the Construction Documents is required. All Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Material Suppliers will be refunded fifty percent of plan deposit for each set returned in good condition within 30 calendar days after the date of the Bid Opening.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities in the bidding.

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days subsequent to the opening of Bids without the consent of the Owner.

A pre-bid conference will be held in the Boardroom of the Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia adjacent to the site on May 24, 2017 at 2:00 PM. All bidders are requested to be present. Attending the conference shall not be mandatory. The conference will include a tour of the existing DSS Office Building and site.

If a contract is for one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000) or more, or if the total value of all construction, removal, repair, or improvements undertaken by the bidder within any twelvemonthperiod is seven hundred fifty thousand dollars ($750,000) or more, the bidder is required under Title 54.1, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia (1950) as amended, to show evidence of being licensed as a “Class A Contractor.” If a contract is seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500) or more but less than one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000), the bidder is required to show evidence of being licensed as a “Class B Contractor.” The bidder shall place on the outside of the envelope containing the bid and shall place in the bid over his signature whichever of the following notations is appropriate:

“Licensed Class A Virginia Contractor No.________”
“Licensed Class B Virginia Contractor No.________ ”

Wythe County Board of Supervisors
Mr. Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator

Last Updated on Monday, 12 June 2017 16:05
Wythe-Grayson Regional Library Meeting Schedule PDF Print E-mail

Library Board of Trustee’s
Schedule of Regular Meetings for 2017
All meetings are at 1:30 PM

January 19, 2017                    Grayson County Public Library

March 16, 2017                       Rural Retreat Public Library 

May 18, 2017                          Grayson County Public Library 

July 20, 2017                           Wythe County Public Library 

September 21, 2017                Whitetop Public Library 

November 16, 2017                 Wythe County Public Library

Meetings are subject to change. Changes and updates will be posted on:
Library’s website:
Library’ FaceBook Page: find us as Wythe-Grayson Regional Library

For further information call or email:
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Phone –         276 - 773 - 3018

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 10:19
Surplus Vehicle Auction PDF Print E-mail

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is conducting an online auction for the sale of the following surplus property through GovDeals at The auctions will close at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017.

1988 Ford Truck (Old Fire Department Brush Truck)
1997 Ford Bus (Transit Bus)

These items are being sold “as-is where-is condition” and are available to view online at Specific inquiries concerning the auction and bidding process may be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Bids may be awarded and/or rejected on basis other than price alone. Wythe County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Budget Public Hearings PDF Print E-mail

FY18 Proposed County Budget and CY17 Proposed Tax Levy Public Hearing Notice

FY18 Proposed School Board Budget Public Hearing Notice

FY18 Budget Information

Last Updated on Friday, 05 May 2017 14:55


Date of Publication: May 6, 2017
Wythe County
Wythe County Offices
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 223 4500/ FAX (276) 223-4515 

On or about June 12. 2017, Wythe County will submit a request to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for the release of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)l funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (PL 93-383) to be used for the following project:

Development of Progress Park’s Lot 20- Wythe County
(Project Title)

Installation of 3,000 LF of 12” Gravity Sewer and Related Sewer System Appurtenances
(Purpose or Nature of Project)

Wythe County Progress Park-Wythe County, Virginia

(Estimated Cost of Project)


It has been determined that such request for release of funds will not constitute an action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment and, accordingly, the above-named County has decided not to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Policy Act of 1969 (PL 91-190). The reasons for such decision not to prepare such Statement are as follows:

a) No historic structures and/or archaeologically significant areas will be affected by this project

b) Installation of gravity sewer into the existing area is consistent with the zoning of the area to be served, the comprehensive plans of the Wythe County, Virginia, and the County of Wythe and will not affect the present character of the area.

c) Short periods characterized by some dust and noise pollution generated by construction activities will be the only adverse environmental condition generated by this project.

d) Erosion control, restoration of disturbed areas of grasslands and existing pavement will be accomplished in accordance with acceptable engineering criteria.

An Environmental Review Record respecting the within project has been made by the Wythe County which documents the environmental review of the project and more fully sets forth the reasons why such Statement is not required. This Environmental Review Record is on file at the above address and is available for public examination and copying, upon request, at the County Office between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

No further environmental review of such project is proposed to be conducted, prior to the request for release of CDBG funds.


All interested agencies, groups and persons disagreeing with this decision are invited to submit written comments for consideration by the County to the office of the undersigned. Such written comments should be received at the address specified on or before May 22, 2017. All such comments so received will be considered and the County will not request the release of CDBG funds or take any administrative action on the within project prior to the date specified in the preceding sentence. Comments should specify which notice they are addressing.


Wythe County will undertake the project described above with CDBG funds from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. Wythe County is certifying to DHCD that Wythe County and Stephen D. Bear in his official capacity as County Administrator, consent to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect of the certification is that upon its approval, Wythe County may use the CDBG funds, and DHCD will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and related laws and authorities.


DHCD will accept an objection to its approval of the Release of Funds and acceptance of the County’s Certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or DHCD’s actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if it is on one of the following bases: (a) that the certification was not in fact executed by the chief executive officer or other officer of applicant approved by DHCD; (b) that applicant's Environmental Review Record for the project indicates omission of a required decision, finding, or step applicable to the project in the environmental review process; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the project have committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by DHCD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.

Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedure (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76), and may be addressed to:

(804) 371-7061 [TPP 371-7089 / FAX 371-7093]

Potential objectors should contact DHCD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Stephen D. Bear, County Administrator/Certifying Officer
Wythe County
Wythe County Offices
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
(Name and Address of Chief Executive Officer of Applicant)

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