Three Mathews County supervisors on Monday night voted to remove G.C. Morrow from his position as board chair and replace him with supervisor Edwina Casey, appointing Amy Dubois as vice chair. The action took place during the second of two special called meetings, held in the historic courthouse.
Supervisor Mike Rowe made the motion to unseat Morrow, charging that, after the board had agreed to stay out of an investigation (into a charge that the building official had falsified an official document regarding a FEMA home elevation project), Morrow had met with the project contractor, JB Property Development, and the homeowners making the accusation and had refused to tell other board members what went on at that meeting.
“Through your behavior, you implicated yourself as a potential co-conspirator in the investigation,” said Rowe.
Reading from a prepared statement, Rowe said further that Morrow, serving as chair for 10 months, had been “counseled, but has been unc...
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