WHEREAS, Section 4-5-130 of the South Carolina Code of Laws provides that ten percent of the registered voters in an area of one county petitioned and the petition has been presented to the Governor for changing the boundary line or lines between two counties, whereby a portion of the territory of one county would be annexed to another, the Governor shall within 30 days appoint a commission of four persons, two from the territory proposed to be annexed and two from the other territory of the county or counties from which such territory has theretofore been a part; and
WHEREAS, Section 4-5-130 of the South Carolina Code of Laws provides that two of the persons, if such are to be found, shall be opponents and two advocates of the proposed change of line; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 4-5-120 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, the Mount Gilead Development deposited $10,000 and filed an annexation petition with the Georgetown County Clerk of Court; and
WHEREAS, the Mount Gilead Development transmitted the annexation petition to the Governor's Office requesting to annex 26 lots and portions of seven other lots of land in Mount Gilead subdivision of Georgetown County with acres of land in Horry County; and
WHEREAS, William A. Chandler, Murrells Inlets, SC; William J. Epperson, Murrells Inlet, SC; Diane D. Moak, Murrells Inlet, SC; and Bill Murray, Pawleys Island, SC; are the 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 William A. Chandler, Murrells Inlet, SC; William J. Epperson, Murrells Inlet, SC; Diane D. Moak, Murrells Inlet, SC; and Bill Murray, Pawleys Island, SC; to examine the requested annexation in Georgetown and Horry Counties.
Pursuant to Sections 4-5-140 and 4-5-160 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, the Commission:
This Order shall take effect immediately.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 14th DAY OF MARCH, 2002.
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