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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)

Tax Note

Public Notice: The Bedford County Board of Equalization is set to meet on the following dates

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Commissioner of the Revenue
122 East Main Street, Suite 103
Bedford, VA 24523
Phone: (540)-586-7621
Fax: (540)-586-6943


Real Estate Only Inquiries:

(540) 586-7626 

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The Commissioner of the Revenue, located in the County Administration Building in midtown Bedford, is an elected Constitutional Official chosen by the voters of Bedford County and serves a four-year term in office. The Commissioner is the Chief Assessing Officer of local government.

Our mission is to serve the residents of Bedford County by offering tax services that are fair and equitable. Our local tax programs are administered to educate and assist the public in community tax assessment and involvement.

Julie Creasy is the Commissioner of the Revenue


Tax rates for current fiscal year

(begins July 1, 2017)

All assessments based on 100% of value

TYPE
EFFECTIVE RATE
IMPORTANT
DATES

Personal Property
Includes cars, boats, trailers, aircraft, business equipment, etc.

Business Furniture, Fixtures
& Equipment

$2.35 per $100 value (vehicles)

 

$1.70 per $100 value

Due
December 5

Real Estate $0.50 per $100
assessed value
First Half Payment
Due June 5
Second Half Payment
Due
December 5
Machinery and Tools
Manufacturers only
$1.20 per $100 value
Due
December 5
Motor Vehicle Decals No longer issued --
Consumer Utility:
Electricity
(Residential)
10% of first $15
Included in
monthly bill
Consumer Utility:
Electricity
(Commercial/industrial)
10% of first $250 Included in
monthly bill
Consumer Utility:
Telephone
(Residential)
10% of first $10 Included in
monthly bill
Consumer Utility:
Natural Gas
(Residential)
10% of first $15
Included in
monthly bill
Consumer Utility:
Natural Gas
(Commercial/industrial)
10% of first $250
Included in
monthly bill

TAX RELIEF FOR THE ELDERLY

Persons 65 or older or permanently & totally disabled with annual household income under $37,500 and net worth less than $100,000 may be eligible for partial exemption of real estate taxes on their primary dwelling parcel. Annual application is required between January 2 through February 28.


STATE INCOME TAX

The Commissioner of the Revenue is linked with the Department of Taxation to allow direct entry of returns into the system. Locally filed returns are carefully screened for accuracy and keyed the same day for quick refunds. ( delete - Those with label changes may expect refund in 4-6 weeks.) The Commissioner's office provides assistance in the filing of Va. Individual Income Tax returns.