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Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019 at 5:11 pm

Before they got into communications, the Supervisors heard good news from Todd Vanlandingham of the Virginia Department of Transportation and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Holly Wargo. Vanlandingham said that as of 3 p.m. that day, Spring Road was re-opened after being closed due to washout of a dam last year. Wargo said the elementary school was one of 52 across the state to be awarded the state board’s Exemplar Award. The high school won an almost equally prestigious Continuous Achievement Award.

The schools’ financial officer, Donna Booth, said the schools have qualified for a federal program that means all students will get free meals at the schools.

The Board agreed to update its support for the Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s receipt of Transportation Enhancement program funds with a new resolution. The resolution means the museum will be able to collect $48,000 from the program.

The Board agreed to advertise a public hearing on whether Swann Harbor should be listed in the county’s ordinance that bars dogs being allowed to run free in specified areas.

The Board approved Zion Church’s application for a permit to operate a school for children in pre-K though second grade at the church in Lottsburg.

The Supervisors adjourned the meeting until 5:30 p.m. July 16.