Public Notice: The Bedford County Broadband Authority has scheduled a Special Called Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom in the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia, to authorize County staff to develop and submit the application for the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission grant.

Following the Special Called Meeting the Broadband Authority will adjourn, and the Board of Supervisors will proceed to hold the Budget Work Session already scheduled for that same evening.

Public Notice:  The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on March 19, 2019 at 7pm in the County Administration Boardroom for two applications that have been submitted by Liberty University, Inc.  For information on the Rezoning Application #RZ190001, please click the following link. To view the Traffic Impact Analysis associated with Rezoning Application #RZ190001, please click the following link. For information on Special Use Permit application #SU190001, please click the following link

Public Notice:  Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Administration Conference Room of the County Administration Building, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss various issues in the Solid Waste Department

Public Notice: Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Personnel Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm. in the Administration Meeting Room of the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss new/reclassified position requests.


A Constitutional officer is a government official whose office is created by a constitution, rather than by a statute. The term of office of such officers are fixed and defined by the constitution.

The following is an example of a State Statute (Virginia) defining Constitutional Officer:

In Virginia, clerk of the circuit court, attorney for the Commonwealth, sheriff, commissioner of the revenue, and treasurer are all constitutional officers. These offices are created pursuant to Article VII, Section 4 of the Constitution of Virginia. [Va. Code Ann. § 24.2-101]

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    Circuit Court Clerk

    Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible for recording deeds, deeds of trust, plats and other documents on the land record books. The office also records judgements and files financial statements under the uniform commercial code. The clerk files and processes all law and chancery lawsuits, which include (but aren't limited to) divorces, injunctions, adoptions, name changes and appeals from the General District Court. The clerk also issues marriage, hunting and fishing licenses, passports and processes all felony criminal documentation. The clerk handles jury scheduling, probating wills and the appointment of administrators, trustees, executors and guardians. Phone Number: (540) 586-7632.

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    Commonwealth's Attorney

    The Commonwealth's Attorney represents the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Bedford County in the prosecution of criminal laws. The Commonwealth's Attorney is a Constitutional officer elected to a four-year term. Phone Number: (540) 586-7628.

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    The Sheriff of Bedford County is responsible for law enforcement, courtroom security, serving civil papers and transporting prisoners. Phone Number: (540) 586-7827.

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    Commissioner of the Revenue

    The Commissioner of the Revenue is responsible for assessing the value of personal property, issuing business licenses and processing Virginia income tax return. The office also maintains the land book and administers tax relief under the elderly real estate owners program, along with food and beverage tax collection. Phone Number: (540) 586-7621.

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    The Treasureris responsible for the collection of taxes, including the mailing of bills, processing payments and investing surplus funds  Phone Number: (540) 586-7670.

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    Want to run for public office?

    Questions? about voting, absentee voting, polling, electoral officials and more, visit the Bedford County Registrar for voting information Phone Number: (540) 586-7649.

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