Tag: Town Council

By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles town council voted for a leash law that will affect all dogs belonging to town residents and visitors, starting Jan. 1, 2020. “I think it’s important to note all of the various, meaningful public input” that contributed to the development of the new...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore council members are nearing a tough decision on fixing the town’s outdated sewer system without causing undue financial hardship to the town or its residents. Town Manager Robert Duer called it a “100-year decision” because it will impact residents for generations. The council may decide to...
By Stefanie Jackson – The town of Cheriton received good news at its July 24 town council meeting when the final numbers for fiscal year 2019 showed the town had a surplus. “It was a tough year, but we still managed to stay in the black,” said Mayor Larry LeMond. Within...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Historic District Review Board prevailed when the town council upheld the board’s decision to deny permission to paint a mural on the front of the historic Hotel Cape Charles on Mason Avenue. The application was for creating “public art,” not “painting a building...
By Stefanie Jackson – When it comes to approving plans for construction in Cape Charles’ historic district, the town’s new historic district review board isn’t measuring up to the expectations of contractors and homeowners. “In the past three months of meetings, 75% of all applicants have been denied, deferred, or...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore closed the books on another successful fiscal year, and now the town looks forward to several special events happening later this summer and fall. Exmore grossed more than $2.25 million from water and sewer service, trash collection, taxes and fees, and other income in FY...
By Stefanie Jackson – Cheriton town council members unanimously decided June 26 to take matters into their own hands concerning stormwater drainage issues, but the decision didn’t get the unanimous approval of residents. “It is a massive conflict of interest that you’re voting on any of this,” citizen Nancy Brauer...
By Stefanie Jackson – Cape Charles has gone to the dogs this time, with citizens at the latest town council meeting June 20 weighing the pros and cons of a leash law. “Dogs are great … until they’re not,” citizen Jo Ann Bawiec said in a public comment submitted by...
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By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore officially has more than $3 million in the bank, and at Monday night’s town council meeting Mayor Douglas Greer thanked everyone who helped the town reach its goal, including the council, the police department, and every town employee. “I mean this from the bottom of...
By Stefanie Jackson – Nassawadox is still adjusting to the loss of Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital two years after the facility moved to its new location, and the town council is working continually to save money wherever possible and create new revenue streams to pay for the services the...