Montgomery County is governed by a Board of Supervisors
with members elected from each of the seven districts
In January, the board elects a chair and vice chair. Public meetings, which may include advertised public hearings, are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7:15 p.m. The Board of Supervisors
hires a County Administrator
and a Deputy County Administrator to carry out the day-to-day business of the county. Other administrative positions in county government include directors of economic development
, fiscal management, human services
and voter registration
Constitutional Officers include the Clerk of the Circuit Court
, Commissioner of the Revenue
, Commonwealth’s Attorney
, and Treasurer
Elections for the Clerk of the Circuit Court are held every eight years and the rest of these officers are elected every fourth year.
The incorporated towns of Christiansburg
governed by elected town councils and mayors. Both have a town manager who administers fiscal responsibilities. Council meetings are public and are held on Tuesdays (Christiansburg, first and third; Blacksburg, second and fourth).
supports an excellent public school system
for county and town residents.
School board members
from each district
are elected for four-year terms, and a superintendent and staff oversee operations and curriculum for approximately 9,600 students in the 20 elementary, middle, and high schools.