New Town Administrator & Zoning Administrator Hired In Urbanna

December 7, 2023 Local News

The Urbanna Town Council has hired Ted Costin as town administrator and zoning administrator on a part-time basis. He brings 32 years of experience in government work to the table, including 17 years in local local government and 15 years of experience at the state level, having worked with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. Costin will be paid $63.50 per hour, which comes out to $105,666 annually according to his contract, that specifies that he work no more than 32 hours per week. He will not receive benefits, but he will be given a $700 monthly car allowance. It all adds up to a savings for the town, which previously had a town administrator and a zoning administrator, with two salaries that added up to $108,000.