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By Carol Vaughn — No one from the public spoke at a March 22 public hearing to receive comment on Accomack County’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget and tax rates. No increases to any tax rates or fees are proposed. The county’s real estate tax rate ranks 13th (highest to lowest) in...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors directed County Administrator Mike Mason to ask the school board for its position on moving school administration offices from the county administration building in Accomac to the Accomac public library building. The library is slated to move to its new quarters...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors authorized County Administrator Mike Mason to develop a memorandum of understanding with the Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority to expand broadband services. Projects in this phase total more than $865,500 and will be paid for through funds derived from the...
By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County’s Board of Supervisors began work on the fiscal year 2022 budget this week, after receiving a presentation from County Administrator Mike Mason of his proposed budget. Mason thanked “the county’s team of hardworking men and women who have overcome the operational challenges the last difficult...
By Carol Vaughn — Rail to Trail Update Spencer Murray, director and senior vice president of Canonie Atlantic Corporation, which manages the railroad on the Eastern Shore, summarized findings of a highway department study about a proposed rail to trail project at the Accomack County Board of Supervisors Jan. 20 meeting. The...
By Carol Vaughn — The Eastern Shore Health District and its health care partners in the community have the infrastructure and plans in place to give out more COVID-19 vaccinations. The problem is, “each week we keep getting less and less” of the vaccine, according to Jon Richardson, ESHD chief operating...
By Carol Vaughn — Ron Wolff will be the chairman and Billy Joe Tarr will be vice-chairman of the Accomack County Board of Supervisors for 2021. The two men were elected unanimously at the board’s organizational meeting Wednesday, Jan. 6. The board also voted to continue holding the regular monthly meetings on...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors at the Dec. 16 meeting approved a contractor’s request for a four-month extension on the contract to build the new public library in Parksley. The extension puts the new completion date at April 13, 2021. R.H. Construction asked for the extension, citing...