WHEREAS, Joel A. Martin resigned from the Beaufort County Council by letter to the Honorable Thomas C. Taylor, Chairman, dated July 23, 1996; and
WHEREAS, the Governor is authorized to appoint a County Council member in the event of a vacancy pursuant to Code of Laws of South Carolina (1976), as amended, Section 1-3-220 (Supp. 1995); and
WHEREAS, James E. Convington, Sr. is a fit and proper person to serve as the Beaufort County Council member for District Nine.
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of this State, I hereby direct that James E. Covington, Sr. shall be appointed as County Council member for Beaufort County Council District Nine effective on the date of the execution of this Executive Order and until a successor is elected and qualified following the general election in November, 1996.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH
CAROLINA, THIS 15TH DAY OF AUGUST, 1996
DAVID M. BEASLEY
JAMES M. MILES
Secretary of State
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