CAPE CHARLES WAVE
August 30, 2013
Cheriton Town Council agreed August 28 on language “supporting the PSA [Public Service Authority] to introduce sewer service from Cape Charles,” adding that “the Town of Cheriton is willing to require mandatory sewer hookups in the agreed upon sewer service area.”
Cheriton Town Council authorized Mayor Joseph Habel to send a letter to Willie Randall, chairman of Northampton County Board of Supervisors. The support for hooking up to the Cape Charles sewer treatment plant gets only a small mention in the letter, which focuses on a proposed boundary adjustment that would nearly triple Cheriton’s land area and increase seasonal population by 75 percent.
Mayor Habel’s letter states that “due to soils with severe limitations for septic drainfields in approximately 41 percent of the undeveloped area [of Cheriton], new residential development is difficult for 20,000 square-foot lots without central sewer facilities.”
“The viability of the Town of Cheriton’s central business district and existing residential development . . . will also be strengthened by provision of central sewer facilities,” he wrote. [Read more…]
Everyone is invited to Cape Charles’ annual Labor Day weekend Picnic in the Park, 5-10 p.m. Sunday, September 1. [Read more…]
Northampton County MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets the second Monday of every month (starting September 9 through May 12) in the Cape Charles Baptist Educational Building from 7-9 p.m. [Read more…]