The Board of Supervisors of Washington County, Virginia, hereby gives
notice of its intent to conduct a public hearing at its regular meeting on
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter
as may be heard regarding a proposed ordinance titled:

An Ordinance Reforming, Amending, and Re-Establishing The Workforce Investment Area Consortium as the Workforce Development Area Consortium, a Joint Entity between the Counties of Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Smyth, Washington, and Wythe and the Cities of Bristol, Galax, And Radford, Virginia and Bestowing on Such Entity all Powers Necessary and Proper for the Performance of Its Duties under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act   [Click on title of Proposed Ordinance to access document.]

Adoption of the ordinance would authorize the exercise of joint powers under an Agreement between the above-listed localities to fulfill responsibilities under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The Agreement would supersede the Agreement entered into by the governing bodies in January 2010.

The public hearing will be held in the Board of Supervisors Auditorium at the County Administration Offices located at 1 Government Center Place; Abingdon, Virginia. A copy of the full text of the proposed ordinance is on file and available for public inspection in the office of the Washington County Administrator and, also, on the County’s website at www.washcova.com. Individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations or additional information, please call the Administrative Supervisor, Office of the County Administrator, (276) 525-1300, or call 1-800-828-1120 for TTY/TDD relay services.

All citizens of Washington County are encouraged to attend.