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Three public hearings on Tuesday’s agenda of Mathews board

The Mathews County Board of Supervisors will hold three public hearings during the November meeting, to be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium at Mathews High School.

Two of the public hearings are continued from the October meeting. They are on a proposed increase in the transient occupancy tax from 2 percent to 5 percent to generate tourism revenues, and on a proposed increase in fees charged in criminal or traffic cases from $10 to $20 to increase funding for courthouse security.

A third public hearing will be on an application on behalf of the Mark T. Motley Trust for a conditional use permit to allow a helipad on the Motley property on Gwynn’s Island. The planning commission on Tuesday night decided to table a recommendation on this matter until December.

In addition to regular department reports, other anticipated agenda items include:

—Lewie Lawrence, Executive Director of the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission, discussing the All Hazards Mitigation ...

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