The Board of Supervisors is the main legislative body for the County of Greene and is comprised of five members elected by voters, one member from each magisterial district and one at-large member. Supervisors are elected for four year terms. At the first meeting of the year, the Board selects a Chairman and Vice Chairman.
The Board of Supervisors has both administrative and legislative responsibilities. The powers and duties of the Board of Supervisors include review and approval of the County budget and appropriation of funds; levying County taxes; adoption of county policies and ordinances; approval and enforcement of zoning and other land use ordinances; and additional responsibilities as set forth by the Greene County Code of Ordinances and the Commonwealth of Virginia State Code.