WHEREAS, Section 4-5-120 of the South Carolina Code of Laws sets forth a procedure for annexing part of a county in which 10 percent of the registered voters in an area of one county may petition in writing that such area be transferred to another county; and
WHEREAS, Section 4-5-130 through Section 4-5-160 of the South Carolina Code of Laws provides that when a petition as prescribed by Section 4-5-120 has been presented to the Governor, the Governor shall within 30 days appoint a commission of four persons, which shall, among other things, carefully investigate the facts relating to the area and report in writing to the Governor as the Governor may direct for his information; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 4-5-120 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, the Greenwood Development Corporation has deposited $2,500 and has filed an annexation petition with the Charleston County Clerk of Court; and
WHEREAS, the Greenwood Development Corporation has transmitted a petition to the Governor's Office requesting to annex 18 acres of land in Charleston County with 600 acres of land in Dorchester County; and
WHEREAS, Ral Z. Smith and John H. Brown of Mt. Pleasant; John Morgan of North Charleston; and Cathy Anthony of Goose Creek are fit and proper persons to serve on the commission.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby appoint Ral Z. Smith of Mt. Pleasant; John H. Brown of Mt. Pleasant; John Morgan of North Charleston;and Cathy Anthony of Goose Creek to examine the requested annexation in Charleston and Dorchester Counties.
The Commission shall:
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE4 OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 20th DAY OF JUNE, 2001.
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