Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors

 

The Northampton County Board of Supervisors is made up of five elected officials who serve for a four-year term. The Board of Supervisors has both administrative and legislative responsibilities. The powers and duties of the board include: preparing the county budget and appropriating funds; levying county taxes; appointing members of various boards and committees; pre-auditing claims against the county and issuing warrants for their settlement; constructing and maintaining county buildings; adopting the county’s comprehensive land use plan and approving and enforcing related ordinances; adopting and enforcing ordinances for police, sanitation, health, and other regulations permitted by state laws.

Board Member Manual

5 Year Strategic Plan Report

Legislative Agenda



Various meeting agendas and minutes can be found at BoardDocs website. 

Once you are on the site, look in the upper right hand corner for a drop down list of the Board minutes you are trying to access. 

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A capture of the drop down menu on BoardDocs.
Click on the image to open a larger view. 

THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL BE MEETING AT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING (16404 COURTHOUSE RD) IN EASTVILLE, VIRGINIA ON THE 2ND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AND THE 4TH TUESDAY OF THE MONTH IN THE BOARD ROOM ON THE SECOND FLOOR, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. PLEASE CALL 757-678-0440 EXT. 516 TO CONFIRM MEETING DATES.

* Date subject to change.

 


 

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Northampton County Board of Supervisors




John Coker 
District 1 

John Coker

[email protected]

  • E. S. Groundwater Committee
  • E. S. Tourism Commission
  • Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission
  • E. S. Public Service Authority
  • Comprehensive Plan Liaison Committee
  • Regional Navigable Waterways Committee
  • Regional Jail Board 
  • Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission





Ernest Smith, Jr.
District 2

 

Ernest Smith, Jr. 

[email protected] 

 

  • Eastern Shore of Virginia Housing Alliance
  • Northampton Fire & Rescue Commission
  • Eastern Shore of Virginia 911 Commission
  • Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission





Oliver H. Bennett
District 3 

Vice Chairman

 Oliver Bennett

[email protected] 

Biographical Info 

  • Eastern Shore Area Agency on Aging/Community Action Agency
  • E. S. Public Service Authority
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee (also known as E. S. Preparedness Coalition
  • Accomack-Northampton Transportation District Commission


L. Dixon Leatherbury
District 4 

Dixon Leatherbury

[email protected] 

  • Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission
  • E. S. Public Service Authority
  • E. S. Regional Jail Board
  • Regional Navigable Waterways Committee




Betsy Mapp
District 5 

Board Chairman

Betsy Mapp

[email protected]

Biographical Information 

  • Agricultural-Forestal District Advisory Committee
  • Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission
  • E. S. Public Service Authority
  • Eastern Shore E-911 Capital Committee
  • E. S. Regional Jail Board