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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: (We are sending out this notice due to the meeting having been moved since this public hearing was originally advertised.)

The Bedford County Board of Supervisors has moved the public hearing on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 7:00 p. m. to the auditorium of Liberty High School, 100 Liberty Minutemen Drive, Bedford, VA, to discuss the possible exchange of property between the County of Bedford, Virginia and the Bedford Regional Water Authority. Specifically, the County of Bedford will convey a portion of Tax Map No. 147-A-40 and all of Tax Map No. 147-A-40A located on Falling Creek Road in exchange for Tax Map No. 127B-1-17 located on McGhee Road from the Bedford Regional Water Authority.  For additional information please contact Patrick J. Skelley II, County Attorney at (540) 587-5699.  (This public hearing was originally scheduled to take place at the Bedford County Administration, but has been moved with the rest of the meeting to accommodate anticipated citizen attendance.).



PLEASE NOTE that the agenda item regarding the 2nd Amendment Sanctuary County resolution will be heard at the regular meeting, which begins at 7:00 pm. Liberty High School Is A Gun Free Zone At All Times; No Guns Are Permitted On School Grounds Or In School Facilities.

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Per Sec. 2.2-3707 of the Virginia Code, this serves as notice that the Bedford County Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Monday, December 16th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  in the Jefferson Forest High School Auditorium, located near the entrance for the Jefferson  Forest High School football stadium, directly across Perrowville Road from the entrance to Forest Elementary School (located on Perrowville Road) in Forest, Virginia.  The purpose of this meeting is to consider the creation of a new zoning  district (Airport); Comprehensive Plan Amendment; Zoning text amendment for setbacks; rezoning of nine parcels to the Airport District; and a Special Review Project regarding the broadband initiative.

  • More than two members of the Bedford County Board of Supervisors may be in  attendance.

For further information on this meeting please contact Gregg Zody, Director, Bedford  County Department of Community Development, at (540) 586-7616, or gzody@bedfordcountyva.gov


Public NoticeThe entire list of Board meetings for the remainder of the year is as follows:

  • December        9th         Regular Meeting (Work Session 5:00 to 6:30 pm)

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Christmas Station 

christmasstationBedford Community Christmas Station is asking for your help in collecting the items that will be needed to serve more than 300 low-income families this Christmas. It is our hope that you will consider collecting some items from the following list. These items will be displayed on shelves at the Christmas Station building, which is located at 206 Washington Street in Bedford. On December 6, 7, and 8, 2007, low-income families will have the opportunity to select toys, clothing, teen gift items, household items, and food for their family members.

We have listed some of the items that are needed. If you would like to donate any of these items, please call Karen Hughes @ 540 587-8990, extension 101 to arrange for a time to bring the items to the Christmas Station building. We ask that all donated merchandise be new, with the exception of gently-used coats.

Thank you for your help!

    • Cereal/Oatmeal
    • Peanut Butter/Jelly
    • Canned Soups and fruits
    • Rice/Pasta/Spaghetti Sauce
    • Sets of dishes (service for 4)
    • Toilet Paper/Paper Towels/Tissues/Napkins
    • Board games
    • Laundry Detergent/Dish Detergent
    • Child’s socks/underwear (single pair in store pkg)
    • Diapers/Wet Wipes
    • Child’s Pajamas size infants through child’s 16
    • Child’s Mittens/Gloves/Hats
    • Footballs, soccer balls, basketballs
    • Child’s Coats
    • Gently used coats
    • Bikes/Helmets
    • 35mm cameras
    • Lego or Duplo building sets
    • Children’s or teen’s books
    • CD “walkman” with headphones
    • Funds


    Domestic Violence Shelter

    The Domestic Violence Shelter for Women and Children has a list of needed items on their website located here.

    For more information on donating items or working as a volunteer, please call (540) 587-0995.


    Animal Shelter

    The Bedford County Animal Shelter is always grateful for donations of the following items:

    • Cat Litter
    • Dry Puppy and Kitten Food
    • Dry Dog and Cat Food
    • Dog and Cat Treats
    • Animal Toys
    • Towels
    • Blankets
    • Laundry Detergent (preferably with no fragrance) 
    • Paper Towels
    • Bath Tissue
    • Hand Soap
    • 42 and 45 Gallon Trash Bags

    For more information, Shelter staff can be reached at (540) 586-7690, 1307 Falling Creek Road in Bedford. The County Animal Shelter’s web page can be viewed here.

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