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Board addresses Hole in the Wall septic issue

The Mathews County Board of Supervisors tabled a number of discussions it had scheduled for its special called meeting on Monday, Feb. 7 and ended up discussing an issue that wasn’t originally on the agenda at all—the septic system at Hole in the Wall Waterfront Grill on Gwynn’s Island.

Supervisor Dave Jones asked to amend the agenda to add the septic system issue, and the board, with chairman Paul Hudgins absent, unanimously concurred.

Installing a meter to determine water flow is the next step in the process to resolve the septic issue surrounding this county-owned property.

Hole in the Wall

Jones said he and supervisor Mike Walls had spoken with restaurant owner Mac Casale on four occasions recently and had “made him an offer” regarding a solution to the septic problem there. He said they had also spoken with the company that was contracted to develop a repair for the system—NextGen Septic—in order to clarify what has occurred. In addition, Jones and Walls said they are...

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