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County officials finding their ‘sea legs’

No longer able to rely on McCarthy’s 30 years of institutional knowledge and a management style which kept, or often appeared to keep, the county operating smoothly, the BOS has struggled at times to find its “sea legs.”
Bragg v BOS dismissed for second time

Once again Judge Alfred D. Swersky denied Marian Bragg’s petition to the Circuit Court to declare that certain actions taken by the Board of Supervisors violated Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The war between the statutes

The big question that came out of last week’s regular and two continued Board of Supervisors’ meetings was not “Did we get anything done?” But “Did we violate Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)?”
Town of Washington balances its budget

At Monday's regular monthly session the Washington Town Council passed all resolutions with little to no debate; and Mayor John Sullivan announced the town’s fiscal year 2018 budget is balanced.