Board Of Supervisors

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

North Fork District- Mr. Rick Billings
Election District 2-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2027
237 North Overlook Drive
Marion, VA  24354
Email:  northfork@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-685-3445

Chilhowie District- Mr. Mike Sturgill
Vice-Chair

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

Park District- Mr. Kristopher S. Ratliff, DPh
Election District 4-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2023
344 West Main Street
Marion, VA  24354
Email:  park@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-685-4181

Atkins District- Mr. Charles E. Atkins,
Chair
Election District 5-01
Term ends Dec. 31, 2023
6235 Lee Hwy.
Atkins, VA 24311
Email:  atkins@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:  royaloak@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-706-6156

Rye Valley District- Mr. Jason Parris
Election District 7-01
Term ends  December 31, 2027
231 Jerrys Creek Road
Chilhowie, VA  24319
Email:  ryevalley@smythcounty.org
Phone:  276-759-2557
MEETING SCHEDULE*Meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 5:00pm

Dates & Time:
January 11, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
January 25, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
February 8, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
February 22, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
March 14, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
March 28, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
April 11, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
April 25, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
May 9, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
May 23, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
June 13, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
June 27, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
July 11, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
July 25, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
August 8, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

August 22, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
September 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
September 26, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
October 10, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
October 24, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
November 14 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
November 21, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
December 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
December 19, 2024 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

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  • Title VI Program Plan
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    This document details how Smyth County incorporates nondiscrimination policies and practices in providing services to the public. Title VI policies and procedures are documented in this plan. This plan will be updated periodically to incorporate changes and additional responsibilities as needed.
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    Form for Complaints Alleging Violations of  Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
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