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G.C. Morrow files suit against Mathews Board of Supervisors

Mathews County supervisor G.C. Morrow has filed suit against the Mathews County Board of Supervisors asking the courts to declare that actions taken by the board to remove him as chairman were illegal and that the board be required to reinstate him as chair.

The lawsuit also asks that the court prevent the board from removing him again before the end of his term as chair, which is set to expire during the board’s organizational meeting on Jan. 8, 2020.

The “Complaint for Temporary Injunction, Declaratory Judgment, Permanent Injunctive Relief and Petition for Writ of Mandamus” was filed in Mathews Circuit Court by attorney Brenton J. Bohannon of West Point on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Morrow’s removal as chairman was carried on a 3-2 vote during the Sept. 24 board meeting, with supervisor Mike Rowe making the motion, Amy Dubois seconding it, and Edwina Casey voting in favor. It simultaneously made Casey chair and Dubois vice chair. Morrow and supervisor Charles Ingra...

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