(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.)
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY CLOSINGS: All County Offices will CLOSE at 12 Noon on Fri., Dec. 22, 2017 and remain CLOSED thru Tue., Dec. 26, 2017.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Wise County Board of Supervisors and Wise County Public Service Authority will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at the Wise County PSA office, 5622 Industrial Park Rd, Norton, to solicit public input on local community development and housing needs in relation to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for a project in the county.
Information on the amount of funding available, the requirements on benefit to low- and moderate-income persons, eligible activities, and plans to minimize displacement and provide displacement assistance, as necessary, will be available. Citizens will also be given an opportunity to comment on Wise County’s past use of CDBG funds. All interested citizens are urged to attend. For additional information, contact Frank Kibler, LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, at (276) 431-2206.
Complaints and grievances can be submitted in writing to the Wise County Administrator at the Wise County Courthouse, at P.O. Box 570, Wise VA 24293, or by phone at (276) 328-2321 until the date of the hearing.
If you plan to attend and have any special needs requirements, please call either number listed above.
The Wise County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. in the School Board Education Center located on Lake Street in Wise for the purpose of receiving public comments on a change to Wise County’s FY 2017/18 budget in the amount of $515,081, which is an amount greater than 1% of the adopted Wise County FY 2017/18 budget.
David L. Cox
Surplus Items for Sale
Wise County has partnered with GovDeals.com to assist in selling Surplus Items & Equipment.
*** UPDATE *** – Change in Convenience Center Hours
At their Aug. 11, 2016 meeting, the Wise County Board of Supervisors voted to revert Convenience Center hours of operation back to those as of June 30, 2016. This change will be effective Mon., Aug. 15, 2016. The new Hours of Operation are as follows:
Monday – Saturday: Open 8:00 AM – Close 6:00 PM
Sunday: Open 12:00 PM – Close 5:00 PM
NOTICE – On each Friday of the month from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, help will be available at Mountain Empire Community College Library to assist with genealogy.
The Zika Virus – What is it? What can you do to help?
Update from the Virginia Dept of Health.