The Mathews County Board of Supervisors held its 2024 organizational meeting last Wednesday, Jan. 3, unanimously electing Janice Phillips as chairman and Tim Doss as vice chair.
The revamped board, with three newly-elected members, sought to emphasize a spirit of cooperation, with all board members sporting Mathews Blue Devils “Together We Win” T-shirts and taking care to address each other respectfully.
After Phillips was elected chairman, former chair Dave Jones said, “It’s been my pleasure to serve as chairperson this past year, and I hope that moving into this year, we come out successful. I believe we’re putting a good person into the chair.”
The board then presented Jones with a resolution of appreciation for his service.
Before the gavel was passed, supervisor Mike Walls requested an amendment to the agenda to add a closed session to discuss personnel matters in addition to an already-scheduled closed session to discuss 384 Old Ferry Road, the Hole in the Wall Water...
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