A proposed public hearing is to give the citizens served by the Wythe County public water system an opportunity to comment on the proposed rate change. In accordance with the Code of Virginia Section 15.2-2119, and subsequent revisions, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors proposes to change the rates charged for water services on January 1, 2020, as follows:

          Current Residential Rates                             Proposed Residential Rates
          $ 18.90  (0-1000 gallons)                                 $ 20.79  (0-1000 gallons)
          $   9.45  (per 1000 gallons after)                      $ 10.40  (per 1000 gallons after)

           Current Commercial Rates                            Proposed Commercial Rates
          $ 18.90  (0-1000 gallons)                                 $ 20.79  (0-1000 gallons)
          $   9.45  (per 1000 gallons after)                      $ 10.40  (per 1000 gallons after)

The public hearing will be conducted on December 10, 2019, beginning at or about 7:05 p.m. and may be continued if necessary. The public hearing will be held in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.

The Wythe Bland Joint Public Service Authority will receive bids from qualified contractors to make repairs to the Transfer Station until 2:00 p.m. on December 2, 2019. The bids shall be opened publicly at 2:30 p.m. at the Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. The bids must be sealed and clearly marked “Bids for Transfer Station Repair”. The address for submitting proposals is 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Bids received after 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time shall not be accepted.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Transfer Station, 169 Kents Lane, Wytheville, VA  24382 on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. 

A copy of the bid specifications may be obtained HERE.

The Public Service Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

The Wythe Bland Joint Public Service Authority will receive bids to provide solid waste disposal until 2:00 p.m. on November 22, 2019. The bids shall be opened and read publicly at the Wythe County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. The bids must be sealed and clearly marked “Bids for Solid Waste Disposal”. The address for submitting proposals is 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Bids received after 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time shall not be accepted.   

A copy of the bid specifications may be obtained HERE.

The Public Service Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Request for Price Quotation

Unsealed lump-sum quotations will be received until 2:00 pm, local prevailing time on Friday, October 18, 2019 for separate mechanical and electrical contracts to install a 400 kW diesel generator and 1200 amp automatic transfer switch as defined in the scope of work and on the attached plans and specifications.  The County has procured and will be providing the generator and automatic transfer switch equipment to be installed by Contractor. 

A Quotation Submittal Form is included in Attachment A of the RFQ documents.  Quotations will be received by:

Johnny Kincer
County Engineer
340 South 6th Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
or may be transmitted digitally to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scope of Work

  1. The work generally consists of installation of a new permanent 400 kW diesel powered generator and 1200 amp automatic transfer switch at the existing Fort Chiswell Water Booster Station located at 825 Fort Chiswell Road, Max Meadows, VA 24360.
  2. The work shall be performed under separate mechanical and electrical contracts as described below and on the attached plan and technical specifications. The County has procured and will be providing the generator and automatic transfer switch equipment to be installed by Contractor.
  3. Mechanical Contractor shall be responsible for constructing the generator pad and installing conduit from the pad to existing junction box on exterior of the station building. Work shall include excavation, concrete forming and pouring, installation of conduit with pull strings, and all related work on exterior of station building not otherwise identified as part of the electrical contract.
  4. Electrical Contractor shall be responsible for offloading and setting owner provided generator and automatic transfer switch (ATS) equipment, installing wire from generator to ATS and remote annunciator, removing existing manual transfer switch to install new ATS, installing associated new conduit and wiring within the station building, and all related work on interior of station building not otherwise identified as part of the mechanical contract. Electrical contractor shall also coordinate generator equipment startup with owner and supplier and be present during startup to complete field wiring terminations and provide assistance.
  5. Refer to Attachments B and C for Plans and Technical Specifications identifying full scope of work to be performed. The Scope of Supply of generator equipment being provided by the County is identified in Attachment D.

General Provisions

  1. Price Quotation: Interested contractors shall submit unsealed lump-sum price quotations for either the mechanical or electrical contacts. Price quotations shall be submitted to the attention of:

    Johnny Kincer
    County Engineer
    Wythe County
    340 South 6th Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    - or -
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Price quotations received after the deadline will not be considered.  All mailed quotations shall be in an opaque envelope marked “Price Quotation – Fort Chiswell Booster Station Generator”

  2. Contract: The County will enter into a contract with the Successful Contractors within forty-five (45) days from the date of bids being due. The contracts award will be based on what is in the best interest of the County, including but not limited to the contract price and availability to complete the work.  The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
  3. Time for Completion of Work: Mechanical Contract work is to be completed within sixty (60) calendar days of notice to proceed, or at time agreed to between County and Contractor. Electrical Contractor work is to be completed within one hundred and five (105) calendar days of notice to proceed, or at time agreed to between County and Contractor.  Electrical Contract time will be extended, as agreed between County and Contractor, if equipment delivery or mechanical contract work is delayed.
  4. Licensure: The contractor must have a valid State of Virginia business license. Contractor shall provide Virginia contractor’s license number and class with bid.
  5. Payment: Upon completion of the work and acceptance by the County, payments will be made at the contract lump-sum price, with partial payments made according to percentage of work completed.
  6. Site Visits: Contractors interested in visiting the site may contact Johnny Kincer at (276) 223-4500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a visit.
  7. Questions: All questions concerning this Request for Price Quotations shall be addressed to Johnny Kincer at (276) 223-4500 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Questions received less than three (3) working days before due date may not be answered. Any revisions to the solicitation will be made only by addendum issued by the County.

Attachment A

Attachment B

Attachment C

Attachment D

In compliance with the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider Ordinance 2019-2 entitled, “Ordinance to Exempt Real Property Owned by Millwald Theatre, Inc. from Real Property Taxation“. To view a copy of the proposed ordinance, CLICK HERE.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 7:06 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia.