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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The County of Wise and the Wise County Public Service Authority will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 4:00 p.m., in the Conference Room of the Wise County Courthouse, to solicit public input on a proposed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Construction-Ready funding application to be submitted to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development for the Wells-Adams Sewer Project. The project will involve the extension of public sewer service, generally in the vicinity of Wells-Adams Road. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

A draft CDBG proposal or a fact sheet will be presented for comment along with information on projected beneficiaries, including the number of low- and moderate-income residents to benefit from the proposed project, and plans to minimize displacement. Citizens will also be given an opportunity to comment on Wise County’s past use of CDBG funds. A fact sheet on the project will also be available at LENOWISCO Planning District Commission, Duffield, Virginia. For additional information, contact Frank Kibler at LENOWISCO, (276) 431-2206.

Complaints and grievances can be submitted in writing to Mr. David L. Cox, Interim 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 the number listed above.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR – RECRUITMENT NOTICE

Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of County Administrator. The salary for the position is negotiable, based on qualifications and experience. Please send professional references and salary history to Attention: Annette Underwood, County Administrator Position, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293. Deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, May 25, 2018.  The Wise County Administrator’s position will remain open until filled.  For more details, see the Full Notice.

All County Offices will be CLOSED on Mon., May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT – RECRUITMENT NOTICE
WISE COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Wise County, Virginia is accepting applications for the position of Financial Management Assistant.  A bachelor’s degree in accounting is preferred but individuals with 5+ years of human resources and or accounting experience will be considered.  This position will have responsibility for human resources (including benefits), payroll processing (including IRS filings) and various other accounting tasks including accounts payable.  The successful candidate will work with all county departments to facilitate efficient benefits and payroll processing.  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, three (3) professional references and salary history to Attention:  David L. Cox, Interim County Administrator, P.O. Box 570, Wise, VA 24293.  Deadline for submission is close of business on Friday, June 01, 2018.

Wise County Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PUBLIC NOTICE

MAY 31, 2018 DEADLINE TO PAY COUNTY TAXES

The deadline to pay the first half of Wise County 2018 real estate taxes is May 31, 2018.  After the May 31st due date, penalty will be added to taxes that have not been paid.  The penalty is 10% or $2.00, whichever is greater, however, the penalty shall in no case exceed the amount of the original tax.  In addition, 5% interest per year will be charged beginning June 1, 2018.

For more details, please see the Treasurer's Full Press Release.

Notice of Primary Elections to be Held – Tue., 06/12/2018

A Primary Election for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the Democratic and Republican Parties for the offices of Member, United States Senate; Member, United States House of Representatives; and local offices.  The Primary Election will be held Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  For more information, see the FULL NOTICE.

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Thu., May 24, 2018
Wise County Board of Supervisors will continue their Recessed Meeting (from 05/03/18) at 6:00 p.m. in the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Mon., June 11, 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.

Thu., June 14, 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.

Tue., June 19, 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.

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