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Wise County Board of Supervisors


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Wise County Board of Supervisors (From left to right:  Fred Luntsford, Dist 1; Ronald Shortt, Dist 1; Robert Robbins Jr., Dist 4; Dana Kilgore, Dist 4;
Robert Adkins, Dist 2; Virginia Meador, Dist 3; Stever Bates, Dist 2; J.H. Rivers, Dist 3)

Wise County Board of Supervisors

Wise County, Virginia is governed by an eight-member Board of Supervisors elected by district.  The County is divided into four voting districts with two Supervisors elected from each district.  Each Supervisor serves a four year term with each district's two members selected on a two-year staggered basis. 

The Board appoints a County Administrator who oversees the day-to-day operations of the County.  The position of County Administrator is currently held by Shannon C. Scott.

The Board also appoints a Finance Administrator who oversees the day-to-day business activities of the County.  The position of Finance Administrator is currently held by David L. Cox.

Karen T. Mullins serves as the County Attorney with expanded administrative duties.

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Meeting Information

The Board usually meets the 2nd Thursday (Regular Meeting) of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the Board Meeting Room, 1st floor of the Wise County Courthouse, Wise Virginia.  The Regular Meeting is the "Voting Session" where issues, resolutions, ordinances, etc. are actually voted upon to become law.  Special meetings are sometimes called in order to address issues that may arise between the regular scheduled meetings.  All meetings are open to the public unless a Closed Session is called.

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Contacting the Board

Mailing Address:

Wise County Board of Supervisors
c/o Office of County Administrator
P.O. Box 570
Wise, VA 24293-0570

 

Street Address:

Wise County Board of Supervisors
c/o Office of County Administrator
206 E. Main St., Suite 223
Wise, VA 24293

 

Phone:

(276) 328-2321

Fax:

(276) 328-9780

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District 1

Fred A. Luntsford
414 Fifth Street
Appalachia, VA 24216
(276) 565-4101
 

Term Expires:  12/31/2015

Ronald L. Shortt
10627 Right Fork Road
Pound, VA 24279
(276) 796-5619

Term Expires:  12/31/2017

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District 2

Steve Bates
6940-C Birchfield Road
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-2758
 

Term Expires:  12/31/2015

Robert R. Adkins, Chairman
P.O. Box 659
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-6039

Term Expires:  12/31/2017

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District 3

J. H. Rivers
P.O. Box 369
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1490
 

Term Expires:  12/31/2015

Virginia Meador, Vice-Chair
P.O. Box 565
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1158

Term Expires:  12/31/2017

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District 4

Robert "Robby" E. Robbins, Jr.
P.O. Box 907
10278 Norton Coeburn Rd.
Coeburn, VA 24230
(276) 395-3206
 

Term Expires:  12/31/2017

Dana G. Kilgore
P.O. Box 3495
Wise, VA 24293
(276) 328-5427

Term Expires:  12/31/2015

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Fred A. Luntsford, District 1, Appalachia Ronald L. Shortt, District 1, Pound Robert E. Robbins, District 4, Coeburn Dana Kilgore, District 4, Coeburn Robert R. Adkins, District 2, Wise Virginia Meador, District 3, Big Stone Gap Steve Bates, District 2, Wise J. H. Rivers, District 3, Big Stone Gap