Public Notice: Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Work Session with VDOT on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm. This Work Session will be held in addition to the Regular Meeting already scheduled for that same evening at 7:00 pm.  Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The purpose of the Work Session will be to discuss road priorities.

Also, a Regular Meeting has been scheduled on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The Regular Meeting will be held in addition to the Work Session already scheduled for that same evening at 5:00 pm. Both the Work Session and the Regular Meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office located at 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The Regular Meeting was scheduled primarily to adopt the FY2019-20 budget; however, other items will likely be added to the Regular Meeting’s agenda as needed.
 IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Request for Proposal Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)/Public Safety Software Solution, Records Management System (RMS) 

IMPORTANT UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION: All Bedford County Voting precincts will have a Republican Primary to select a candidate for Sheriff. Voting precincts in the 23rd House District will also select a candidate for the House of Delegates.

If you are not already registered to vote, Virginians must apply to register to vote (or update their registration name and current address) NO LATER THAN MAY 20, 2019.

For the convenience of registered voters who need to vote by absentee ballot, your Voter Registration Office will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on June 8, 2019, in addition to normal business hours. Requests for Absentee Ballots by mail may be made no later than 5:00 pm on June 4, 2019.

If you are currently registered to vote, you do not need to re-register unless you have made a change to your address or name in which case you need to notify the Registrar in writing. You may also update your voter registration information on-line at the Department of Elections website at





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.

    Go to the Commonwealth's Attorney Webpage>>

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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.

    Go to the Sheriff's Webpage>>


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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.

    Go to the Commissioner of the Revenues Webpage>>

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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.

    Go to the Treasurers Webpage>>


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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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