The governing body of the Board of Supervisors of Wythe County, Virginia, will conduct a public hearing on the March 23, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, to receive public comments on a proposed ordinance which would create a joint entity, to be known as the Mount Rogers Cigarette Tax Board, pursuant to Virginia Code Section 15.2-1300 et seq. The purpose of the Board would be to jointly administer the collection, accounting and enforcement of any cigarette taxes adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Wythe County, Virginia, and those of any other member locality. The proposed ordinance would further authorize the execution of the joint exercise agreement setting forth the powers, duties, membership and other matters pertinent to the newly-established board. The joint exercise agreement would be effective upon approval of at least two (2) localities within the Mt. Rogers region.
Although the Wythe County Board of Supervisors is currently holding in-person meetings, due to the public health threat posed by Covid-19, guidance issued by the CDC and Virginia Department of Health, in-person attendance may be limited to the facility's safe social distancing capacity; in lieu of an in-person appearance, the public may send comments to the County Administrator’s office by the following methods:
- Send your written comments to the attention of the Clerk of the Board at 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382 or leave your comments in the night drop box outside the County Administration Building entrance. Please include your name, address, and contact information.