Mathews residents are invited to share their thoughts on the Mathews County Floodplain Ordinance during a special work session of the Mathews County Board of Supervisors next Wednesday, Oct. 17. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the historic courthouse on Court Street.
Supervisor Amy Dubois, who is on the board’s floodplain ordinance committee along with supervisor Pepper Love, County Administrator Mindy Conner and Building Official Jamie Wilkes, said she hopes residents will come forward with their concerns and suggestions, along with their rationale for any changes they suggest.
While the committee most recently looked into the ordinance’s definitions and appeals process, said Dubois, its members have come to realize that they need to “look a little harder” at other aspects of the ordinance, as well.
After hearing from the public, she said, the committee will meet with outside stakeholders such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Virginia Depa...
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