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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.)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES PERTAINING TO THE BUCHANAN TRAIL ENTRANCE & PARKING LOT

The Wise County Industrial Development Authority invites proposals from qualified firms to provide construction services proposal pertaining to the construction of an entrance and parking area for the Buchanan Trail Park located at 205 Wampler Avenue, Wise, Virginia.  Proposals shall be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m. on September 29, 2017.  For more details, including project scope, Site Design information, contacts, etc. see the Full RFP Notice.

Position Open – Litter Warden

Part-time, Starting salary depends on qualifications and experience

Wise County is accepting applications for the above through the close of business Friday, October 6, 2017.  For more information, see the Full Notice.

Request for Qualifications for Professional Consulting Services – Brownfields Grant

The Board of Supervisors of Wise County, Virginia is requesting qualification statements and proposals from qualified firms to provide environmental and engineering services to support the County’s Brownfields program.  In order to be considered for selection, the successful firm must have documented experience writing applications and providing the Brownfields-related consulting services associated with projects funded by EPA grants.

Proposals will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., Friday, October 6, 2017.

For more details, see the Full RFQ Notice.

All County Offices, Convenience Centers and the Blackwood Landfill will be CLOSED on Mon., Oct. 9, 2017 in observance of Columbus Day.

*** 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.

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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Wise County Electoral Board will hold a Special Called Meeting at 9:00 a.m. in the Electoral Board’s Conference Room at the Wise County Justice Center.

Thu., Oct. 12, 2017
Wise County Board of Supervisors next Regular Meeting will be 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.)

Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
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., Oct. 17, 2017
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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Bear Reports on the Rise in Wise County — What can you do?

Reports of bears in the communities of Wise County are on the rise.  What can you do to deter bears in your community?  The VA Wildlie Conflict Helpline has provided information and links to resources to help if bears are a problem in your community.  For details, download the Resource Sheet Adobe Reader.

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