The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is seeking Bids for construction services for a SEPTIC LEACH FIELD for Lead Mines Rescue Squad Building at 1057 Fort Chiswell Road, Max Meadows VA 24360. The new leach field will be attached to an existing septic tank.  The new leach field will require a distribution box and 6-42 feet trenches with chambers (see attached design by Southwest Soils). 

The Design can be examined by clicking HERE.

Sealed Bids will be received until 2:00 pm at the January 29, 2021 at 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read. 

Bids shall be marked “Lead Mines Rescue Squad Leach Field” and marked to the attention of Johnny Kincer. 

Wythe County encourages MBE/WBE type firms to submit proposals. 

The County of Wythe reserves the right to reject any or all Bids.

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 amount of the bonds is $668,300 in the aggregate. The proposed use of the proceeds of such bonds is to pays costs of capital improvements to the County’s wastewater system in the Austinville area of the County. 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 6:05 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on January 26, 2021, before the Board in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, located at 340 South Sixth Street in Wytheville, Virginia.

In compliance with the Code of Virginia and amendments thereto, the Wythe County Board of Supervisors will conduct a public hearing to consider Amendment No. 1 to Ordinance 2014-2, “Tangible Personal Property Tax Exemption Ordinance of Wythe County, Virginia”. The Board of Supervisors will hear comments from citizens concerning the proposed amendment. 

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Wythe County Office Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, Virginia. 

You may view the proposed amendment at this LINK.

Wythe County solicits proposals from qualified professionals to meet the County’s obligations to develop and complete a Comprehensive Plan required by the Code of Virginia §15.2-2223. Interested individuals and firms may review the full RFP details HERE. Responses are due to Wythe County no later than 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 12, 2021. To respond, submit five print copies and one .pdf of the proposal to: Wythe County Comprehensive Plan RFP, Wythe County Administrator’s Office, ATTN: Martha Collins, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. Wythe County is an equal opportunity offeror and employer. Disadvantaged business enterprises encouraged to apply.

CLICK HERE FOR ADDENDUM 1 (12/7/2020)

Wythe County officials are working with local residents to shape future broadband expansion and access. A survey, available this week online and by mail, gives residents the opportunity to provide input on Internet usage, needs and access. 

Residents should expect to see the survey in their mailboxes late this week. Survey questions focus on Internet user needs, access, speeds, providers and pricing. One survey is intended for residential users with a second survey targeted to business users.

Residents may take the survey online or by mail. Follow these links to take the survey:

Businesses should take the business survey at https://projects.designnine.com/survey/wythe-business.
The residential survey is at https://projects.designnine.com/survey/wythe-residential.

Anyone with questions regarding the survey may contact Matt Hankins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..