Essex County Virginia

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Board of Supervisors

 Rob Akers   Greater  Tappahannock
 Rob Akers
 P.O. Box 1798
 Tappahannock, VA  22560
 M. Davis  South
 Margaret H. Davis
 Essex Board Chair
 P.O. Box 129
 Center Cross, VA 22437
 S. Johnson  North
 Sidney N. Johnson
 Essex Board Vice-Chair
 2965 Hustle Road
 Caret, VA 22436
 J. Magruder  Central
 John C. Magruder
 P.O. Box 764
 Tappahannock, VA 22560
 Bud Smith  At Large
Edwin E. "Bud" Smith Jr.
P.O. Box 878
Tappahannock, VA 22560


Board of Supervisors Committees
 Committee Name Members
 Policy Committee     John C. Magruder, Edwin E. "Bud" Smith Jr.
 School Liaison Committee    Robert Akers, Sidney N. Johnson
 Budget/Finance Committee    Robert Akers, Edwin E. "Bud" Smith Jr.

Board of Supervisors Meetings
The Board of Supervisors meetings are held in the Board Meeting Room at the School Board Office Complex located at 109 Cross Street, Tappahannock, VA unless otherwise indicated. For details about the meetings look at the meeting calendar below.

Board of Supervisors By-Laws - Adopted 01/09/2019

Board Policy Allowing Telephonic Participation - Adopted 12/08/2015

Essex County Board of Supervisors Code of Performance - Adopted 01/09/2018

Essex County Financial Policies

Board of Supervisors Monthly Meeting Schedule for 2019 - Adopted 01/08/2019

Board of Supervisors Travel Policy - Adopted 10/14/2014

Board of Supervisors' Retreat
During the 2014 Board of Supervisors' retreat, a document was developed to determine the goals and focus of the Board and county. A vision and mission statement were developed as well as a county tagline and values important to the Board and Essex County.
Four Strategic Initiatives were created along with an action agenda of steps to support and implement each initiative.

To view the draft document, Click on the link below:

Essex County Vision-Mission-Values – 2015-2016 Strategic Initiatives Summary Draft

Click for Essex County Health Watersheds: Kick-off Meeting PDF

 This is a draft document, and we welcome public comment and suggestions. Please email your comments and suggestions to