Several have served for eight years and others only four. However, there are over 24 years of service between the four departing Gloucester County Board of Supervisor members.
The Gazette-Journal invited each of the outgoing supervisors to talk about their accomplishments and highlights of their time in office. Out of the four, Abingdon district representative Buddy Rilee, outgoing board chair, was the only member who agreed to sit down for an interview.
Rilee, who has served two terms on the board, said his main reason for running eight years ago was to be a more responsive voice to the people. This was also about the time the Barrens request (currently known as the Villages of Gloucester) development was on the table. "I was concerned about the growth and the size of the planned development and its density," but was certainly in favor of a golf course, Rilee said.
In his eight years of service, Rilee said what he enjoyed the most may seem mundane to some. However, h...
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