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Recommissioned board of supervisors hits ground running in Northumberland

From left, the Northumberland County Board of Supervisors now includes A.C. Fisher Jr. of District 4; Richard Haynie, District 2; Charles “Chip” Williams IV, District 5; Jim Long, District 3; and James Brann, District 1.

HEATHSVILLE—A new year brought a new board of supervisors to Northumberland County. 

A.C. Fisher Jr. and Charles “Chip” Williams IV took their seats at the Thursday, January 11, meeting, representing Districts 4 and 5, respectively. 

Among the first actions as a new board, Richard Haynie of District 2 was reelected chairman and James Brann of District 1, vice-chairman, 4-0-1, in separate votes as each nominee abstained from voting for themselves. 

Tax due date

New treasurer Pam King asked the board to consider changing the due date for county taxes from December 5 to November 5. The earlier date is needed “for the taxpayer’s benefit to move the date away from the holidays, for the county to get the revenue in a little sooner,” and to have more time to process delinquencies, she said.

 King indicated they normally wait 14 days after the due date to send out a delinquency notice. The earlier due date would give taxpayers and the treasurer’s office more time before….

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