Wythe County’s Board of Supervisors is considering adopting an ordinance establishing a coordinated fire and rescue system. Public notice is hereby given that the Board will receive public input at 6 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2023, or as soon thereafter as practical, in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382. All interested parties are invited to attend the meeting to express their views concerning the ordinance.

In summary, the ordinance would create a unified response system for emergencies and enhance the structure of emergency medical services, and enable faster emergency response and coordination of county resources.

The Board may choose to amend and enact the ordinance after the public hearing.

A copy of the draft ordinance is available for inspection at this LINK

Any member of the public may submit comments in person or in writing. Mail comments to: Martha G. Collins, Wythe County Clerk, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA  24382 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Any person who needs accommodation to speak should call the County Administrator’s Office prior to the public hearing at 276-223-4500.