November 26, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
James G. Kennedy, Chairman, Board of Supervisors
James City County Administrator
Effective immediately, the tenure of James City County Administrator Robert C. Middaugh is concluded. On behalf of the Board of Supervisors, I thank Mr. Middaugh for his service to the citizens of James City County and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
In compliance with his employment agreement, as amended on August 13, 2013, Mr. Middaugh will receive a severance package and will be paid his salary of $14,533.75 per month for up to six months. All eligible benefits will continue to be paid during this period. If Mr. Middaugh does not accept other employment at the termination of the first six-month period, he will continue to receive his monthly base salary, not including benefits, for up to six months or until he accepts other employment, for a maximum possible cost to the County of $238,210.
Consistent with the handling of personnel matters in James City County, no further comment will be made on this matter. Assistant County Administrator, M. Douglas Powell, will serve as Acting County Administrator until an Interim County Administrator is appointed or until a new County Administrator is hired.