Board of Supervisors

 

Information

Smyth County is governed by a board of supervisors whose members are elected from each of the seven magisterial districts in the county. The Board of Supervisors is responsible for approving the county budget, setting tax rates, and hiring a county administrator who oversees the day-to-day operations of the County. The County Administrator is the primary contact for the Board of Supervisors.

The office building is located on the grounds of Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute near Exit 45 of Interstate 81.mapGoogle Map
Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Board of Supervisor meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located at 121 Bagley Circle, Suite 100, Marion, VA  24354.. Please see the meeting schedule listed below for dates and times of the scheduled meetings. 

Board members

Saltville District- Mr. Roscoe D. Call 
Election District 1-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2025
688 Upper Poore Valley Road
Saltville, VA  24370
Email:  rcall@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-496-4545

North Fork District-Mr. Charles P. Stevenson (Phil)
Election District 2-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2024
1154 Long Hollow Road
Saltville, VA  24370
Email:  cpstevenson@smythcounty.org  
Phone:  276-780-1624

Chilhowie District-Mr. Mike Sturgill
Election District 3-01
Term ends:  Dec. 31, 2025
664 Colecrest Drive
Chilhowie, VA  24319
Email:  msturgill@smythcounty.org
Phone: 276-783-8865 x2232



Park District-Mr. Kristopher S. Ratliff, DPh
Election District 4-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2024
344 West Main Street
Marion, VA  24354
Email:  kratliff@smythcounty.org 
Phone:  276-685-4181

Atkins District-Mr. Charles E. Atkins,
Chair

Election District 5-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2024
6235 Lee Hwy.
Atkins, VA 24311
Email:  catkins@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-783-6100

Royal Oak District-Mr. Courtney Widener
Election District 6-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2025
108 Sapwood Drive
Marion, VA  24354
Email:  scwidener@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-706-6156

Rye Valley District-Ms. Lori H. Deel,
Vice-Chair

Election District 7-01
Term ends  December 31, 2024
1606 South Fork Road
Marion, VA  24354
Email:  ldeel@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-780-2702

meeting schedule

 *Meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00pm

Dates & Time:

January 11, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
January 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
February 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
February 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
March 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
March 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
April 14, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
April 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
May 12, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
May 26, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
June 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
June 23, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
July 14, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
July 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
August 11, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
September 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
September 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
October 13, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
October 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.-cancelled
November 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
November 17, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
December 8, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
December 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Contact for Board:

Shawn Utt
County Administrator
121 Bagley Circle, Suite 100
Marion, VA 24354
Phone: (276)783-3298
Email:  sutt@smythcounty.org

committees

Animal Control Committee
Appointment Committee
Budget Committee
Building & Grounds Committee
Broadband/Telecomm. Committee
Comp Plan Committee
Insurance Committee
Ordinance Committee
Personnel Committee
Public Safety Committee
Redistricting Committee
Solid Waste Committee
Surplus Committee
Transportation Committee
Water & Sewer Committee
 
For more information please contact:
Lisa Richardson:
 
lrichardson@smythcounty.org

 

resources

Agendas, Minutes & Videos

Budget
Comprehensive Plan
County Observed Holidays
Drought Response/Contingency Plan
Identity Theft Prevention Program
Information Directory
Procedures for Small Purchases
Rules of Procedures