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BOS meetings to return to courthouse

The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held a special called meeting Monday to consider agenda changes related to meeting dates and to hold a closed session on cybersecurity.

After brief discussion, the board voted to again hold meetings at the historic courthouse on Court Street, beginning with next Tuesday’s meeting, which will be held at 6 p.m.

Recent meetings had been held in the Mathews High School auditorium for security purposes related to occupancy issues in the historic courthouse, where the number of people allowed in the building had been reduced to 50 under government pandemic guidelines. However, Mathews County Building Official Kevin Zoll has authorized a return to the previous occupancy limit of 80 people.

Under an amendment to the original motion made by supervisor Mike Walls, if a public meeting is planned at which the occupancy is expected to exceed 80, arrangements will be made to meet at the high school.

The board also voted to hold the November and De...

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