GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN

Media Release Contact: Chris McKlarney, County Administrator County of Giles Phone: (540) 921-2525 Fax (540) 921-1329 Email: cmcklarney@gilescounty.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 22, 2019 GILES COUNTY LIFTS OUTDOOR BURNING BAN Due to rainfall over the past two weeks, Giles County has lifted the ban on outdoor burning effective immediately. Because drought conditions still exist, the County urges that extreme caution be exercised with outdoor fires...

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Sale of Surplus Property

The Giles County PSA is currently accepting sealed bids for six gas used gas pump removed from various locations throughout the County. The operating condition of the pumps are unknown. They are being sold as is without any warranty of their fitness for use. The pumps will be sold as a single lot and not individually....

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GILES COUNTY DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY DUE TO DROUGHT CONDITIONS

Giles County has declared a Local Emergency and issued a ban on outdoor burning and open fires effective September 20, 2019 at 8:00 am due to drought conditions that have resulted in fire hazard conditions that create extreme fire danger. Pursuant to an ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors violations of the burn ban constitute a class 3 misdemeanor and...

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RAVE Alert System
Jun 12 2019

RAVE Emergency Notification Clarification

***For Clarification*** The original post about this new software may give someone the impression that they can text 9-1-1 directly. While we will have that capability in the near future, this new software will not allow an originating text to come into our dispatch center. This system, which will be available soon, will only allow our dispatchers to text to a...

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Angels Rest Creates Hiker Heaven

Angels Rest creates hiker heaven By Su Clauson-Wicker Special to The Roanoke Times   -  May 5, 2019   PEARISBURG — Chiropractor Pippa Chapman bought her 7-acre wooded home site behind Pearisburg’s Food Lion Plaza so she could have privacy.   But on a Tuesday in late April, it’s anything but private.   Visitors have set up five tents and a hammock in her backyard. Three RVs stand...

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Giles County Public Service Authority, pursuant to Virginia Code 15.2-5136(G), hereby gives notice to all users of its systems or facilities, the owners, tenants or occupants of property served hereby, and all other interested parties may be heard at a public hearing to be held on  June 20, 2019 at 6pm or as soon thereafter as...

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Giles County VATI Grant Application Public Notice

Giles County intends to apply for a 2019 Virginia DHCD Virginia Telecommunications Initiative grant to support the deployment of fixed wireless broadband service in the White Gate, Wolf Creek, and Route 100 areas of the county.   Giles County, located in the New River Valley of Southwest Virginia, has adopted a vision to bring 21st century broadband connectivity to all stakeholders in...

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NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT   July 13, 2018   Friends of Southwest Virginia One Heartwood Circle Abingdon, VA 24210 (276) 492-2420   FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT   The Friends of Southwest Virginia has determined that the Giles County Boat Ramps Project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  This...

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Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain   To:  All interested Agencies USACE, VMRC, DHCD, ARC, and DEQ, Groups and Individuals   This is to give notice that the Friends of Southwest Virginia under Part 58 has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures...

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