Tim Doss, 58, of Port Haywood, has announced his candidacy for a seat on the Mathews County Board of Supervisors in the Nov. 7 election. He is running as an independent.
Doss said that if elected he will focus on what is best for Mathews County and its citizens, including providing support for the school system and first responders and encouraging people to speak up about what they perceive as the needs of the county. He said he has been saddened by the continued turmoil and divisiveness he has seen in Mathews, and as a board member, he would encourage teamwork and cooperation.
Good schools are essential to Mathews, said Doss, and “it’s important for board members to work with the school superintendent and develop a good working relationship with the school board.”
“There are jurisdictions around us that have established these relationships, and it’s been very effective,” he said.
It’s also important for the board of supervisors to encourage new business opportunities and ...
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