Goals, Accomplishments and Milestones

Miles for Maysville’s Milestones

  • Led the way and voted to decrease the Real Estate Tax Rate by three cents – .55 cents to .52 cents per $100 of assessed value
  • Fought and advocated to bring Centra Medical Group to the vacant Buckingham Family Medicine Building — a $750K investment, bringing 5 jobs to the county and more quality healthcare options
  • Voted to invest $1.5 million to bring high speed internet to Dominion Energy customers
  • Advocated and worked with state legislators to push CenturyLink to invest in their aging infrastructure and respond with greater urgency to telephone repairs
  • Advocated for more than $170,000 in CARES Act Funds for small businesses that suffered during the pandemic
  • Supported continued economic and community development in voting to approve small businesses and their expansion, creating more local jobs and investment in our tax base, including selling the former Gold Hill Elementary School, bringing in several hundred thousand dollars and jobs to our county, and approving a rezoning request for Rock Wood Products as the business seeks to expand its operations and conform with existing uses. With this expansion, the owner anticipates 10-13 new jobs.
  • Voted against suspending public comment due to COVID-19 and offered the motion to reinstate public comment during an emergency meeting the same month
  • Advocated for public schools: Voted for increased funding for public schools, increased teacher pay, bonuses for school employees, hot spots for school children during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and physical upgrades to our schools. 
  • Advocated and helped lead the way to bring vaccinations for COVID-19 to Buckingham and helped residents gain access to them
  • Supported transition to county-run emergency medical services/rescue squad
  • Restarted the effort for cleaner roadways in Buckingham by energizing the Buckingham Anti Litter Task Force
  • Protected Second Amendment Rights in voting against a public hearing for a noise ordinance that addressed shooting guns at certain times, and also voting against the ordinance itself
  • Advocated for an unwanted prescription drug drop box in the sheriff’s office lobby
  • Led the compromise to protect private property and environmental rights while remaining business-friendly in defining core drilling for commercial purposes as by-right in certain zoning districts
  • Voted for several debt restructuring plans to save taxpayers’ money with lower interest rates
  • Leading efforts to restore older portions of the Court House and a new Animal Control Facility

Currently Represents the County on the Following Committees:

  • Committee on Finance
  • Committee on ARPA Relief Funding
  • Committee on Small Business Relief Funding
  • Committee on Water and Sewer
  • Committee on New Animal Control Facility
  • Committee on Original Courthouse Renovation

Represents Buckingham County on the following:

  • Commonwealth Regional Council
  • Crossroads Community Services Board
  • Gold Mining Work Group Committee, working with Department of Energy as a result of House Bill 2213

Represents the region on:

  • Go Virginia Region 3 Project Review Committee, serving as Chairman
  • Virginia Tobacco Commission, serving as Vice-Chairman of Southern Virginia Committee, also serving on the Executive Committee and Incentives and Loan Committee
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