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 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 www.elections.virginia.gov.
Financial policies provide a framework for the overall management of the County. Such policies aid in the decision-making process, provide guidelines for evaluating current activities, and help manage growth.
Fund Balance Policy
The Fund Balance policy establishes the level of unassigned fund balance required for the County’s General Fund; it sets forth the levels deemed appropriate for County operations, as well as the protocol for use and maintenance of the established levels.
The Debt Obligation policy provides guidance to the County and its operating units in the issuance of debt and similar obligations. This policy ensures that the issuance and repayment of all debt obligations are properly planned, approved, and executed.
The Investment Policy was established in recognition of the County’s fiduciary role in the management of all public funds entrusted to its care. This policy sets forth the County’s investment objectives, allowable investments and quality, and maturity restrictions.
The Reappropriation policy provides the criteria under which funds may be reappropriated.