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When PNK members attend a New Kent County Board of Supervisors meeting, they may takes notes on what happened; we will publish them here within days after the meeting, much sooner than the publication of the meeting’s official minutes.
Summary: NKC natives and officials recognized; Racial intolerance decried; Equivalence of Broadband and water/sewer infrastructure claimed; VDOT Speed Studies explained; Meeting Notes: All NKC Supervisors were present. Recognition: The meeting began with recognition (posthumously) of Jesse Alfred Meekins, a longtime New Kent resident and a command sergeant major in the United States Army, who was the first African-American appointed to guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, and special recognition of retiring officials: W.R. Davis, District 5 Supervisor for 20 years Continue reading →
Summary: Patricia Paige elected chair; Thomas Evelyn elected vice-chair; racism in NKC denounced; Mr. Samuel Wilson Crump recognized as the first African American member of the New Kent County Board of Supervisors; Local coffee roaster Bugle Call Coffee featured; NKC supports increase in “hotel tax.” Meeting Notes: At the BoS meeting on January 13th, 2020, John Lockwood sat in the District 5 Supervisor’s chair for the first time. As the first meeting of the new term, the meeting started with organizational matters; Mr Evelyn nominated Continue reading →