The Town of Cape Charles has been quick to follow Governor Northam’s half-baked Covid-19 restrictions, even as they tend to defy our our state constitution. Case in point, almost all holiday and events in the town have been canceled, or limited to the point uselessness.
This did not stop the Mayor and Town Council from using Covid to pad budget numbers.
Supposedly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the adopted FY 2020/2021 budget was looking tepid and weak, not the total theft of citizens’ pockets that Plum Street was used to.
Looking at the Covid shakedowns (grants, loans, etc.), the town realized that the pain they have inflicted on the ordinary people actually accounted for somewhat of a windfall for them.
With that in mind, a resolution was passed Thursday to amend the current town budget: