NOTICE OF PROPOSED ROAD ABANDONMENT
ROUTE 737 – BUCKLEY DRIVE

Pursuant to §33.2-909 of the Code of Virginia, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will consider abandonment of a section of Route 737, Buckley Drive, from Route 11 to the end of state maintenance, a distance of .13 miles. Anyone wishing a public hearing be held by the Board of Supervisors prior to its consideration of this proposed abandonment should contact the County Administrator’s Office on or before November 30, 2018 to request a public hearing. 

Wythe County Board of Supervisors
340 South Sixth Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
276-223-4500

The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking proposals from professional audio services firms with direct experience and expertise working with multi-use indoor arenas. Example events that will be held at the arena include: concerts, rodeos, tractor pulls, arena sports events, trade shows, and other multi-faceted events. The successful offeror shall furnish all design, labor, equipment, and incidentals necessary for the installation of a sound system for the Appalachian Regional Exposition (APEX) Center.  APEX is a 90,000 SF facility which includes a 45,000 SF arena floor and bleacher seating for 2,500 patrons, expandable with arena floor seating. Click HERE for arena floor plan.

The scope of work is for a “public address” style sound system also capable of providing background music. The system may include, but is not limited to, wired microphones, wireless microphones, microphone mixers, speakers, amplifiers, sound control & monitoring systems.  Optionally, include the capability of extending the sound system with outdoor speakers so event participants, patrons & staff may hear announcements from inside the arena.  The offeror has the sole responsibility to: provide a professional acoustical analysis and plan; provide power and IT requirements to County; and provide all necessary labor and equipment to install and commission the sound system.  A minimum of three options is requested as part of the design.  The options can be tiered to provide successive system improvements within an overall design plan (i.e. minimal / recommended / deluxe). 

Interested firms or individuals are requested to submit the following:  two copies of qualifications and references; and, two copies of a proposed work schedule. Wythe County will evaluate proposals based upon qualifications, past performance on similar projects, the ability to demonstrate project delivery and the importance of the project to the firm. 

Additional information regarding this project may be obtained from William E. Vaughan, PE, County Engineer, at (276) 223-4500. 

Proposals will be received at the office of Stephen D. Bear, Wythe County Administrator, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 until 2:00 p.m. local prevailing time Wednesday August 1, 2018

Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE firms to submit proposals. 

The County of Wythe reserves the right to award in part or in whole or to reject any or all proposals.

Congressman Morgan Griffith is please to provide constituents the opportunity to meet with members of his staff in various local government settings to ask for assistance with a federal agency or to voice your legislative concerns. Constituents are invited to visit the Wythe County location below or for more details, call 540-381-5671 or visit www.morgangriffith.house.gov

Wythe County Office Hours:
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Every Third Wednesday
Wythe County Sheriff's Office
Conference Room
245 South Fourth Street
Wytheville, VA  24382

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Notice is given that the Board of Supervisors of Wythe County, Virginia (the “Board”), will hold a public hearing on the proposed issuance of bonds at one time or from time to time by Wythe County. The estimated maximum aggregate amount of the bonds is $2,103,000.  The general purposes for which the bonds are to be issued, and the proposed uses of the proceeds of such bonds, are (a) to finance the cost of improvements to the County’s sewer system, including improvements around Exit 24 on Interstate 77 in the eastern part of the County, for which use more than 10 percent of the total bond proceeds is expected to be used, and (b) to pay the costs of issuing the bonds.  The public hearing, which may be continued or adjourned, and at which persons may appear and present their views on the proposed bond issue, will be held at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on September 20, 2016, before the Board in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, located at 340 South Sixth Street in Wytheville, Virginia.