Middle Peninsula Government

 

Government

Each county in the Middle Peninsula region is governed by an elected Board of Supervisors pursuant to Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia. Qualified voters elect the Boards of Supervisors, whose members serve four year terms. Each Board employs a County Administrator to act as its agent. Each town in the Middle Peninsula region has a popularly elected Town Council and Mayor. The Council employs a Town Manager or Town Administrator to serve as its agent.


 

County Administrators

David S. Whitlow
Essex County Administrator
P O Box 1079
Tappahannock, Virginia 22560
(804) 443-4331
(804)443-4157 FAX
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Thomas J. Swartzwelder
King and Queen County Administrator
PO Box 177
King and Queen, Virginia 23085
(804) 785-5975
(804) 785-5999 FAX
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Stephen K. Whiteway
Mathews County Administrator
P O Box 839
Mathews, Virginia 23109
(804) 725-7172
(804) 725-7805 FAX
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Brenda Garton
Gloucester County Administrator
P O Box 329
Gloucester, Virginia 23061
(804) 693-4042
(804) 693-6004 FAX
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Vacant
King William County Administrator
P O Box 215
King William, Virginia 23086
(804) 769-4927
(804) 769-4964 FAX

Charles M. Culley, Jr.
Middlesex County Administrator
P O Box 428
Saluda, Virginia 23149
(804) 758-4330
(804) 758-0061 FAX
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Town Administrators and Managers
Gayle G. Belfield, Jr.
Tappahannock Town Manager
P O Box 266
Tappahannock, Virginia 22560
(804) 443-3336
(804) 443-1051 FAX
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Trenton L. Funkhouser
West Point Town Manager
P O Box 152
West Point, Virginia 23181
(804) 843-3330
(804) 843-4364 FAX
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Lewis Filling
Urbanna Town Manager
P O Box 179
Urbanna, Virginia 23175
(804) 758-2613
(804) 758-0389 FAX
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2008 Tax Rates*

 

Locality Real Estate Personal Property Machinery and Tools Merchant’s Capital Farm Machinery
Essex .532 3.50 3.50 3.75 -
Gloucester .61 2.60 2.60 - -
King and Queen .48 3.94 1.10 .65 1.10
King William .81 3.65 2.45 .20 -
Mathews .56 2.14 2.14 - -
Middlesex .35 3.50 1.75 .07 3.50
Tappahannock .085 1.25 1.00 - -
Urbanna .20 .65 - - -
West Point .60 3.30 2.25 - -

*All rates are per $100.00 of assessed value.