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August 10, 2020 City Council Agenda

Press Release:

    Please click on the link to access the agenda for the Monday, August 10, 2020 City Council Budget Workshop.

    *Due to COVID-19 precautionary measures, the Washington City Council meeting will be held as a virtual meeting. All members of Council and staff will participate electronically.

    *The meeting will be streaming live on our Vimeo channel ( as well as Facebook live (

    *Comments can be sent via email to by Monday, August 10, 2020, 1:00 p.m.

  • Cynthia S. Bennett, MMC
  • City Clerk/Assistant to City Manager
  • District 2 Director, NC Assoc. of Municipal Clerks
  • City of Washington
  • 102 East 2nd Street | PO Box 1988
  • Washington, North Carolina 27889
  • Ph: (252) 975-9318
  • Fx: (252) 974-6461


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The Beaufort County Health Department has released the following announcement regarding the the additional appointments that had been previously announced.
As Beaufort County's premier highest tech internet related company, SNI, creates the highest quality representation of the Beaufort County Commissioners' general meeting for January, 2021.
Beaufort County will be receiving an additional 175 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for the coming week.
Beaufort County Commissioners split 3 to 3 on a resolution setting county policy that no major borrowing would be done without a vote of the citizens in a bond referendum.
This resolution to request the NC General Assembly to begin the process of a NC Constitutional Referendum to develop the ability to recall themselves back into session by a simple majority vote seemed like a good idea at the time, but failed on a 3 to 3 split vote.
Please see pages 3 & 4 of today's update for an announcement of additional vaccine opportunities for next week (1/20 - 1/22) and information on how COVID vaccine supplies and allocations impact on Beaufort County.


The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners have been invited to take a tour of Pamlico Yachtworks, located at 230 Clarks Neck Road, Washington, NC on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM.
Our office continues to monitor the cold front currently moving across our area. Please see the email below and attached briefing from the National Weather Service for the latest update.
The Beaufort County Department of Social Services will be closed on Friday, January 8, 2021 due to an identified cluster of COVID-19 cases.


This Second Amendment issue has been overly discussed, with the two Democratic Socialist commissioners stating their nonsupport, and the nominal Republicans on our board requesting revisions, with even the Board's attorney electing to take a political position to support his constituency.
The Beaufort County Board of Commissioners will meet in regular session on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 5:30 PM
Another month, and another Beaufort County Commissioner General Meeting later, we will, by the mention of just two resolutions, determine, once again, who are the real Republicans and who are not.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.


In an inestimable year of damage done to our Constitutional Republic by the politicization of Covid, and to the People and small businesses of North Carolina, who are damaged by the tyranny of bad governing by an Authoritarian executive branch, accountability must now reign.
BCN's "What's Happening NOW" is thrilled, once again, to meet with Beaufort County Commissioner Hood Richardson and discuss, with BCN publisher and County Commissioner Stan Deatherage, the business of Beaufort County's government.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
Beaufort County's majority, a veritable coalition of nominal Republicans and Democratic Socialists, voted against improving the quality of the filming of the board's meetings, all within their blissful quest for abject mediocrity.


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