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Letter: This is not a personal issue

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Regarding the Hole in the Wall restaurant on Gwynn’s Island, two letters to the editor last week directed a host of insults at two members of the Mathews Board of Supervisors. The letters accused them of attempting to escape responsibilities, making decisions behind closed doors, having a personal agenda, having a hate for two outsider-business owners, bullying or power tripping, directing unrelenting persecution at these owners, and blaming them for the decrease in Mathews population, etc. This is not a personal issue; it is strictly business by the entire BOS.

The BOS voted unanimously on how to address these critical issues, including hiring an independent structural engineering firm (The Structures Group, Inc.) for a second opinion. Citing “multiple structure deficiencies” and “unpermitted additions,” the news was not good. Both the septic and structure issues are fully defined on the Mathews County website. Once there, find “search” and click “Perma...

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