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(NOTE:  Visit our Tourism website:  http://www.visitwisecounty.com for Local Cultural Events, Festivals and Activities in Wise County.  For scheduled events at The Glades park in downtown Wise, VA, please visit the Town of Wise Events page.)

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LENOWISCO Health District will begin vaccinating those 16-64 with underlying health conditions today, Monday, March 1. To register to receive a vaccine, visit https://vaccinate.virginia.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3Ne_3a9QqozuwAQ3YxGZPcA0EjXNTEtcJcyKLoAS031WW6gjFI57zxaSU

POSITION AVAILABLE – MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Wise County is seeking a qualified person to fill this recently vacated position. Reporting directly to the County Administrator, this is a working Supervisor, responsible for coordinating the maintenance and repair of County buildings and grounds as well as construction, renovation and maintenance work done by contractors for the County.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator's Office or downloaded from the County's web site. The deadline for submission is the close of business, Friday, May 7, 2021.

Wise County Launches New Web-Based GIS Application

The Wise County Geographic Information Sciences (GIS) Department is pleased to announce the launch of Wise County's new web-based GIS mapping application by InteractiveGIS (iGIS). This new website will go live to the public on April 16, 2021 and can be accessed online at https://wisecova.interactivegis.com or on the Wise County GIS Department's webpage at www.wisecounty.org. The Wise County iGIS webslte will permanently replace the county's GIS legacy system on July 1, 2021. The Wise County GIS Department encourages local citizens and professionals to explore and familiarize themselves with the new iGIS website in preparation for the transition. For questions or comments regarding the new Wise County iGIS website, please contact the Wise County GIS Department at (276) 328-7110.

Jessica Swinney
Geographic Information Officer

Public Service Announcement

For Immediate Release
April 13, 2021

For more information contact:
Allison J. Robbins
Registrar@wisecounty.org/276-328-8331

Early Voting in Virginia

Wise County voters will have multiple options for voting ahead of the June 8th, 2021 Democratic Primary Election.  Virginia now offers three distinct ways in which all eligible voters can choose to vote – Early Voting in Person, Absentee Voting by Mail, and Election Day Voting.  For more information, please see the Full Public Notice here.

LENOWISCO Small Business Recovery Assistance Program

One-time grants of up to $15,000 are being provided to eligible businesses within the district to offset business impacts during the pandemic. For more information, see the page on Wise County Economic & Industrial Development.

DPOR + MERIT

Virginia Contractors Receive Free Digital Licenses for Secure, Contactless Verification

Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) and Merit, the interoperable digital credentials ecosystem, have expanded their 2019 partnership to issue free digital versions of contractors’ licenses to thousands of professionals across the Commonwealth.

These digital licenses, known as merits, can be activated and managed through any web browser, or on the go through Merit’s secure smartphone app, eliminating the need to carry a paper license. Most importantly, these digital licenses make license checks at local permitting offices and jobsites fast, easy, and contactless.

Learn more at ​www.merits.com/DPORcontractor​ or watch the video at https://vimeo.com/461564356​.

Preventing Coronavirus Disease Spread in Your Community

How to prepare and take action for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – follow this Link.

Also, the LENOWISCO Health District has provided additional information – Coronavirus CovID-19 Letter and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Flyer.

At their Jan. 10, 2019 Regular Meeting, the Wise County Board of Supervisors adopted the 2015 Virginia Maintenance Code – Part III of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (effective Sept. 4, 2018) for Wise County.  Full text of the Code is available for download --> HERE.

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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Tue., April 20, 2021
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA)
will hold its next meeting in the County Administrator's Conference Room at the Wise County Courthouse, E Main Street, Wise VA .

Mon., May 10, 2021
Wise County Planning Commission will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Thu., May 13, 2021
Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold their next Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

CodeRED Weather Warnings
Register with CodeRED Online, text "WiseVa" to 99411 or call Wise County directly at 276-328-7110 for assistance and don't forget to download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app.  

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