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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

If a citizen wishes to request a public record, the request should be processed through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The following is a document regarding the rights of requesters and the responsibilities of Alleghany County under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act:

Rights & Responsibilities

Individuals wishing to make a request under FOIA must make the request through the FOIA Officer.  The following is a list of FOIA Officers for various departments with their contact information:


Melissa A. Munsey
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite C
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1520952553.ynah1520952553gella1520952553.oc@y1520952553esnum1520952553m1520952553
Phone: (540) 863-6600


Board of Supervisors, County Administration, Public Works Department, Parks and Recreation Department, Accounting Office, Industrial Development Authority

Wanda Simpson
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite F
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1520952553.ynah1520952553gella1520952553.oc@n1520952553ospmi1520952553sw1520952553
Phone: (540) 863-6630

Treasurer's Office

Valerie Bruffey
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite E
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1520952553.ynah1520952553gella1520952553.oc@y1520952553effur1520952553bv1520952553
Phone: (540) 863-6640

Commissioner of the Revenue Office

Dawn Riddle
110 Rosedale Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
Email: vog.a1520952553inigr1520952553iv.ss1520952553d@eld1520952553dir.n1520952553wad1520952553
Phone: (540) 965-1780

Social Services Department

Debra Byer
P.O. Box 670
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1520952553.etat1520952553s.str1520952553uoc@r1520952553eybd1520952553
Phone: (540) 965-1730

Circuit Court

Edward Stein
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: moc.l1520952553oa@AC1520952553ytnCy1520952553nahge1520952553llA1520952553
Phone: (540) 965-1740

Commonwealth Attorney

Matt Bowser
268 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1520952553omul@1520952553AIOFO1520952553SCA1520952553
Phone: (540) 965-1770

Sheriff's Office/Jail

Tiney Rose/Jack Canon
110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite D
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1520952553oletn1520952553@5eto1520952553vog1520952553
Phone: (540) 965-1690

Registrar Office/Electoral Board

Marla Akridge
1000 Dabney Drive, Suite 510
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Email: moc.c1520952553deha@1520952553alram1520952553
Phone: (540) 862-0936

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