Public Notice: A meeting of the Bedford County Broadband Authority will commence immediately upon the close of the Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 7:00 pm on June 25, 2018. Both meetings will be held in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider a resolution regarding PPEA (Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act), and to consideration a resolution regarding the acquisition of the Montvale tower from Mid-Atlantic Broadband.

Public Notice: Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 26, 2018 has been canceled

Public Meeting Notice: Please be aware at the Bedford County Technical Review Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Ground Floor Training Room of the County Administration Building, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA 24523.

  • This is a regularly scheduled working technical meeting with no public comment or official action taken.
  • More than two members of the Bedford County Planning Commission and the Bedford County Board of Supervisors may be in attendance.

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Bedford County Budget

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The annual budget serves as the foundation of the County’s financial planning and control.  All County departments submit appropriation requests to the Fiscal Management department on or about December 1st each year.  The budget committee uses the departmental requests as a starting point for developing a proposed budget.  After extensive budget preparation, citizen engagement, and a Board review process that includes multiple work sessions and a public hearing, the Board of Supervisors adopts the annual budget.

Budget Quick Facts

Current Budget – Fiscal Year 2018

Bedford County’s 2018 Fiscal Year runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.  The Fiscal Year 2018 Budget was adopted on April 24, 2017.  Download the complete Adopted Budget (PDF) here.

  • The Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Budget for all funds is $182.4 million, a 7.7% increase from the prior year.
  • The County’s Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Budget for general fund only is $106.0 million, a 12.0% increase from the prior year.
  • The School’s Fiscal Year 2018 Adopted Budget is $102.5 million, a 3.5% increase from the prior year.
  • Major sources of general fund revenue for Fiscal Year 2018:
  • Major general fund expenditures by function:
  • Tax rates (per $100 assessed value) for Calendar Year 2017 were not changed. A list of the current tax rates can be found here.

Fiscal Year 2019