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(NOTE:  For Local Cultural Events, Festivals and Activities in the various Communities in Wise County, please visit our Tourism website:  http://www.visitwisecounty.com.)

The Approved FY 2014-15 County Budget document is now available for Download Adobe Acrobat.

RFP for IP Telephone and Voicemail System

The Wise County Board of Supervisors is seeking proposals from telecommunications companies to provide a phone network solution for Wise County with the principal location being the Wise County Courthouse facility.

The result of the proposal should be an efficient and economical phone system for Wise County that provides the latest technology readily available.  Proposals should be submitted to David L. Cox, County Finance Administrator by 4:00 pm on Thursday, October 9, 2014.

The detailed RFP is available on our website or can be obtained directly from the Wise County Administrators’ Office.  Questions should be addressed to David L. Cox, County Finance Administrator at (276) 328-2321 or email at cfa@wisecounty.org.

ADDITION:  Network Design with Drops provides basic network design diagram along with sketches of the courthouse floor plans showing network drop locations.

RFB for Two (2) 2015 4WD, 4DR Vehicles

The Wise County Sheriff’s Office will receive sealed bids for purchase of two (2) 2015 four wheel drive, four door vehicles with V6 engines.

Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Monday September 29, 2014.  All questions regarding vehicles and specifications shall be directed to the Wise County Sheriff’s Office

For more details, see the Full RFB Notice.


Wise County EM offers Free CERT, CPR and First Aid Course – 09/27, 10/04 & 10/11/2014

Wise County Emergency Management is offering a free CERT, CPR and First Aid Course.  Upon the completion of the 20 hour course you will receive a free CERT, CPR and First Aid Certification.

The course is being held at the Wise County EOC located at the Justice Center in Wise.  The course dates are Sept. 27th 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Oct. 4 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM and Oct. 11 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM.

If you have any questions or would like to register, please call 276-328-7110 or email Angie Robinson.  Please see Attached Flyer Adobe Reader required for additional details.

All County Offices will be CLOSED Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 in observance of Columbus Day

Great SouthEast Shakeout Earthquake Drill

The Great SouthEast Multi-state Earthquake Drill will be held on Thu., Oct. 16, 2014 @ 10:16 a.m.  Learn more and register yourself, your family, your school, your office, your organization for the ShakeOut drill at www.shakeout.org/southeast or www.ReadyVirginia.gov.  For more information, see the Full Flyer Adobe Reader required.

"WARNER on your CORNER" – Thu, Oct. 16, 2014
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
TIME:  10AM – Noon
PLACE:  County Admin Office – Conference Room, 2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse

(*** Same time & place – 3rd Thurs. in alternate months)

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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Upcoming Meetings
County Calendar

Tue., Sept. 23
Wise County Board of Supervisors will continue their Recessed Meeting (from 09/11/14) at 6:00 p.m. at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, VA.

Mon., Oct. 20
(***Rescheduled due to Columbus Day***)
Wise County Planning Commission
will hold its Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Tue., Oct. 21
Wise County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) will hold its next meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor County Administrator's Conference Room (Room 223) of the Wise County Courthouse in Wise, VA.

Register at CodeRED Emergency Warning System Register with CodeRED Online or call Wise County directly at 276-328-7110 for assistance.

Watch WISE-TV 19 (PEG Channel) Live Streaming at http://wisetv19.pegstream.com and Video On Demand online at http://wisetv19.pegcentral.com.

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