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WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA PUBLIC HEARING

The Washington County, Virginia, Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the following proposed ordinance at its regular meeting on May 11, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be held, in the Board of Supervisors Auditorium at 1 Government Center Place; Abingdon, Virginia 24210.

AN ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTION 38-114 AND TO AMEND SECTIONS 38-101 AND -106 OF THE CODE OF THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON, VIRGINIA, TO WAIVE THE LOCAL VEHICLE LICENSE FEE FOR VETERANS EXEMPTED FROM MOTOR VEHICLE TAX BY VIRGINIA CONSTITUTION, TO ADD REFERENCE TO STATUTORY RESTRICTIONS ON THE LICENSE FEE, AND TO ELIMINATE REDUNDANT LANGUAGE

If the Board adopts the ordinance, the County vehicle license fee will be waived for eligible military service veterans.  The full text of the proposed ordinance may be found on the County website (www.washcova.com) and at the Washington County Administrative Division Offices at 1 Government Center Place; Abingdon, Virginia. 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.  In addition to the public hearing, citizens may submit comments by U.S. mail to the Abingdon address shown above, by email to https://www.washcova.com/contact-us/, by voicemail at 276-525-1300, or by placing written comments in the drop-box outside the second-floor entry to the Government Center Building.  All comments received before 6 p.m. the day of the meeting will be presented to the Board during the meeting.  A link for live-stream video of the meeting will be posted at the time of the meeting:  http://washingtoncountyva.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx?frame=no.