Thirteen Mathews residents made written requests for a public hearing.
The commission voted by a 10-1 margin to forward the plan to the board of supervisors for its consideration.
Hurricane causes power outages, damage; but not on scale of Isabel
Feel fortunate that they suffered only minor effects from Hurricane Irene
Expect it to impact court house businesses
Meeting will be at 7 p.m.
Mathews County launches its first Emergency Operations Center to deal with Hurricane Irene
Inside the multi-purpose room at Thomas Hunter shelter, families try to sleep during a long night.
Winds reached sustained speeds of over 60 mph in the region during Saturday’s storm; Irene churns the waters of the Chesapeake Bay off Gwynn’s Island around 6 p.m. Saturday
Irene expected to cause property damage and flooding; National Hurricane Center map updated at 5 p.m. Friday
Hurricane on path to strike region; image updated Friday at 2 p.m.
Campaign signs for candidates line Route 17 at the approach to the Coleman Bridge Tuesday
Discuss the issue during board meeting Tuesday night