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Letter: What is going on? Why?

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

On July 24, there was a third scheduled meeting before the Mathews County Board of Supervisors to decide the controversial rezoning of a Residential 2 parcel of land on Gwynn’s Island to Business 1. And, once again, no decision was forthcoming.

I would like to put two questions to the board:

One, I know all zoning applications go to the planning and zoning office, where the zoning administrator recommends either For or Against. But is it customary for the administrator to go to such lengths to help one individual?

Hearing One was last-minute postponed. Hearing Two (packed crowd) was scratched when a citizen informed the board that the parcel in question did not even meet the one-acre requirement to become zoned business. At that point, the administrator acknowledged that he knew about this deficiency, but that if it came up, he could have the problem fixed.

Now, just before Hearing Three (another packed crowd), a citizen again informed the board that...

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