Commissioners postpone first reading on Washington County, VA courthouse relocation

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Washington County, Virginia Commissioners decided to postpone the first reading of what could be a potential move for the county’s courthouse.

The decision to defer the first reading is due to the absence of two county commissioners at Tuesday night’s meeting. 

Leaders said the want a full board present to discuss the issue. 

The county’s most cost-effective plan would be to renovate the former K-Mart property in Abingdon. 

That option would still require multiple readings and a referendum by county voters. 

See also: Washington County, Va. board of supervisors hold discussion on relocating courthouse

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