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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.av1529389489.ynah1529389489gella1529389489.oc@y1529389489esnum1529389489m1529389489
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.av1529389489.ynah1529389489gella1529389489.oc@n1529389489ospmi1529389489sw1529389489
Phone: (540) 863-6630

Treasurer's Office

Valerie Bruffey
9212 Winterberry Avenue, Suite E
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1529389489.ynah1529389489gella1529389489.oc@y1529389489effur1529389489bv1529389489
Phone: (540) 863-6640

Commissioner of the Revenue Office

Dawn Riddle
110 Rosedale Avenue
Covington, VA 24426
Email: vog.a1529389489inigr1529389489iv.ss1529389489d@eld1529389489dir.n1529389489wad1529389489
Phone: (540) 965-1780

Social Services Department

Debra Byer
P.O. Box 670
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: su.av1529389489.etat1529389489s.str1529389489uoc@r1529389489eybd1529389489
Phone: (540) 965-1730

Circuit Court

Edward Stein
266 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: moc.l1529389489oa@AC1529389489ytnCy1529389489nahge1529389489llA1529389489
Phone: (540) 965-1740

Commonwealth Attorney

Matt Bowser
268 W. Main Street
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1529389489omul@1529389489AIOFO1529389489SCA1529389489
Phone: (540) 965-1770

Sheriff's Office/Jail

Tiney Rose/Jack Canon
110 Rosedale Avenue, Suite D
Covington, VA 24426
Email: ten.s1529389489oletn1529389489@5eto1529389489vog1529389489
Phone: (540) 965-1690

Registrar Office/Electoral Board

Marla Akridge
1000 Dabney Drive, Suite 510
Clifton Forge, VA 24422
Email: moc.c1529389489deha@1529389489alram1529389489
Phone: (540) 862-0936

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