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Government Meetings, Hearings and other Events of Community Importance scheduled in Wise County
(NOTE:  For Local Cultural Events, Festivals, Entertainment Opportunities and other Events in the various Communities in Wise County, please visit our Tourism website:  http://www.visitwisecounty.com.)

November 2014

Nov. 2 Daylight Savings Time ENDS @ 2:00 AM.
Set your Clocks BACK 1 Hour – "Spring Forward, Fall Back"
Nov. 4

Election Day – Don't forget to vote!

Nov. 6

WISE COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE @ 6:30 p.m.

The Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold a Workshop regarding the Comprehensive Plan Update on Thursday, November 6, 2014 @ 6:30 PM at the Wise County School Board Education Center.  The public is invited to observe the Workshop.

Nov. 10

Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse

Nov. 11 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Veterans' Day.
Nov. 13 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Nov. 18 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Nov. 26 - 28 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Nov. 26 and remain Closed thru Fri., Nov. 28.

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December 2014

Dec. 4 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
**** CHANGE IN SCHEDULE ***
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Dec. 8 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Dec. 18 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
Dec. 24 - 26 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Christmas.
Offices will be Closed Wed., Dec. 24 thru Fri., Dec. 26.
Dec. 31 All County offices will Close in observance of New Year's Day.
Offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Dec. 31, 2014 and remain Closed thru Fri., Jan. 2, 2015.

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January 2015

Jan. 1 - 2 All County offices will Close in observance of New Year's Day.
Offices will Close at 12 Noon on Wed., Dec. 31, 2014 and remain Closed thru Fri., Jan. 2, 2015.
Jan. 8 Board of Supervisors (Org./Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
5:50 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Jan. 12

Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse

Jan. 16 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Lee-Jackson Day (State holiday).
Jan. 19 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Jan. 20 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

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February 2015

Feb. 9 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Feb. 12 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM - at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Feb. 16 All County offices will be Closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Feb. 17 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Feb. 19 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.

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March 2015

March 8 Daylight Savings Time BEGINS @ 2:00 AM.
Set your Clocks AHEAD 1 Hour – "Spring Forward, Fall Back"
March 9 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
March 12 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM
at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
March 17 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

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April 2015

April 5 Easter
April 9 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
April 13 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
April 14

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office

April 15

Deadline to Purchase 2015 Wise County Vehicle Decal

April 16 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
April 18 Good Friday

Keep Wise County Beautiful will be holding it's annual "Clean Your File Day Paper Shredding Event" in the Magic Mart parking lot from 10 AM to 2 PM.

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May 2015

May 1 Deadline to file 2014 Virginia State Income Tax Return or for an Extension
May 7 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
May 11 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
May 16
Gathering In The Gap Music Festival 2015 Gathering In The Gap
Music Festival

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
10 West First Street
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219.

For more information:  Call (276) 523-1322 or visit http://www.gatheringinthegapmusicfestival.com/.
May 19 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
May 21 - 24 Pound Heritage Days 2015
Welcome to Pound ... "Where the Crooked Road Bends".
(276) 796-5188
May 25 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day.
May 28 - 30 17th Annual Clinch River Days Festival - Downtown St. Paul - Festival featuring arts, crafts, exhibits, music, and more! - Contact: Suzy Harrison, 276-762-5544
May 31 Deadline to Pay 1st Half 2015 County Real Estate Taxes

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June 2015

June 1 - 6 102nd Annual VA-KY District Fair & Horse Show
Wise County Fairgrounds, State Route 680 near Wise VA – featuring concerts, rides on the midway by Drew Exposition, pageants, demolition derby, sporting events, horse shows, agricultural and commercial exhibits, and more!  For more information call 276-328-9772 or 276-328-5760.
June 8 - 13 29th Annual Best Friend Festival
The Best Friend Festival is sponsored by the Wise County Chamber of Commerce, City of Norton, and area businesses.  All events held at Norton City Park unless otherwise stated.  In the event of inclement weather or for more information, please call 276-679-0961.
June 8 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
June 11 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
June 16 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
June 18 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov.
June 19 - 20 3nd Annual Bar-B-Que, Bluegrass & Bikes
Sat, June 20, 2015 at the Former Pound High School, Wildcat Drive, Pound VA. (276) 796-5188
June 30 End of Fiscal Year (2014-15)

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July 2015

July 1 New Fiscal Year (2014-15) Begins.
July 3 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Independence Day.
July 13 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
July 21 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
July 17, 18, 19 Remote Area Medical (RAM) Free Clinic
Location:  Wise County Fairgrounds, Wise, Virginia
Time:  6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday
           6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sunday
Remote Area Medical Organization sponsors this FREE medical clinic annually in Wise County.  Patients may receive dental, vision and medical care free of charge.  For additional information or to register as a volunteer, visit www.ramusa.org.

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August 2015

Aug. 13 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Aug. 10 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Aug. 18 Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse
Aug. 20 "WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.
Sept. 5 - 7 The Guest River Rally Festival
Food - Vendors - Kids Activities - Music - Talent Contest - Fun for the Whole Family.
Downtown Coeburn, Virginia.
Sept. 6 13th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival
Natural Tunnel State Park Amphitheater
Sunday @ 5:00 PM

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September 2015

Sept 5 - 7 The Guest River Rally Festival
Food - Vendors - Kids Activities - Music - Talent Contest - Fun for the Whole Family.
Downtown Coeburn, Virginia.
Sept. 7 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day.
Sept. 10 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Sept. 13 47th Annual Dock Boggs & Kate Peters Sturgill Festival
Appalachian Traditions Village
6034 Kent Junction Road
Norton, VA 24273
Phone: (276) 431-3338
Phone: (276) 679-0961
Sept. 14 Planning Commission Meeting
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse 
Sept. 15

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

Sept. 25-26 Big Stone Celtic 2015
Downtown Big Stone Gap, VA.
An annual celebration of the music & culture of the seven Celtic Nations and their influence on this region.  For more information, go to www.bigstoneceltic.com or call (276) 4523-5097.
Sept. 27 The 9th Annual High Knob Naturalist Rally will take place on Saturday, September 27th, at Bark Camp Lake. Come celebrate the natural world with a day full of fun and educational hikes, workshops, and activities highlighting the unique ecology of the High Knob region. This event is organized by The Clinch Coalition and is free and open to the whole family. For the second year, a 5k Trail Run will take place before the rally on the lakeshore trail. More information is available online at www.highknobnaturalist.org or contact us by email at clinchcoalition@gmail.com.

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October 2015

Oct. 8 Board of Supervisors (Regular Meeting)
(Regularly 2nd Thursday of each month)
6:00 PM at the Wise County Schools Education Center, Conference Room A, located on Lake Street in Wise, Virginia.
Oct. 10 - 11 38th Annual Wise County Famous Fall Fling
Courthouse Mall, Wise VA
Oct. 12 All County Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Columbus Day.
Oct. 16

"WARNER on your CORNER"
Representatives from Senator Mark Warner's office will be available to discuss specific issues individual Virginians have dealing with federal agencies.
(*** Same time and place – 3rd Thursday on alternate months)
TIME:  10AM – Noon
County Administrator's Office – Conference Room
2nd floor, Room 223, Wise County Courthouse
For more information, visit: http://warner.senate.gov
.

Great SouthEast ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Oct. 16 - 18

44th Annual MECC Home Crafts Days
Campus of Mountain Empire Community College,
Big Stone Gap VA.

Oct. 19 Planning Commission Meeting
(***Rescheduled due to Columbus Day***)
(Regularly 2nd Monday of each month)
5:00 PM 1st Floor Board Meeting Room
Wise County Courthouse
Oct. 20

Industrial Development Authority (IDA) Meeting
(Regularly 3rd Tuesday of each month)
5:00 PM Conference Room 
County Administrator's Office
2nd floor, Room 223
Wise County Courthouse

Oct. 31

Deadline to Pay 2nd Half 2015 County Real Estate Taxes & 2015 Personal Property Taxes

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