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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.)

ATTENTION:  The FY 2018-19 Approved County Budget is now available for download.

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The Wise County Sheriff’s Office will receive sealed bids for the purchase of six (6) 2018 or 2019 pursuit rated/ police package four wheel drive or all-wheel drive, four door Sport Utility vehicles.  Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on August 28, 2018.  For complete RFB details, see the Full RFB Notice.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR – RECRUITMENT NOTICE
WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator.  Wise County is a rural community of approximately 40,000 residents located approximately 52 miles Northwest of Abingdon, Virginia.  A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration, economics, finance, or a related field is required; with a Master’s Degree preferred.  At least five (5) years of public management experience or service as a chief administrative officer or deputy chief administrative officer in public or private sector management or in a responsible local government position required.  Past experience of the individual should demonstrate high levels of performance in areas that include finance, project management, public relations, human resources management, community and staff development and planning.  Additional information may be found at www.wisecounty.org.  The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience.  To be considered please submit a resume with cover letter, five (5) professional references and salary history to Attention:  Chairman Dana Kilgore, County Administrator Position, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293.  E-mail applications will not be accepted.  Deadline for submission is close of business on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  The Wise County Administrator’s position will remain open until filled.

Wise County Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ASSISTANT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
RECRUITMENT NOTICE
WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Economic Development Director Recruitment.  A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, public administration or related field is required, or a minimum of three years experience in economic development, business, finance or related field.  Experience in the use of market research methodologies is preferred.

This position will be responsible for assisting with operations, project management, marketing, communication, fiscal/finance, and assessment.  The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director of Economic Development and will be required to work closely with administrative officials, Board of Supervisors and serve in a professional leadership role.

Applications may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office or downloaded from the County’s website.  Full job description can be found at www.wisecounty.org.  The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications.  To be considered please submit a resume with cover letter, Attention:  David L. Cox, Interim County Administrator, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293.  Deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, August 10, 2018.

EE/AA/EEO               David L. Cox
                                 Interim County Administrator

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Mon., August 13, 2018
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.

Tue., Aug. 21 , 2018
Wise County Board of Supervisors will continue their Recessed Meeting at1:00 p.m. in the Law Library , located on the 2nd Floor of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Tue., August 21, 2018
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the Cavalier Room of The Inn at Wise, 110 E Main ST, Wise VA.

Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
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.

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