memo-12-08-2015-7

MEMO TO:           Mayor Barber and Board of Commissioners

FROM:                  Frank A. Rush, Jr., Town Manager

SUBJECT:           Installation of New Town Commissioners

Recently re-elected Commissioner Floyd Messer and newly elected Commissioners Steve Finch and Candace Dooley will be formally installed in office for their new terms at the December 8 meeting.  Commissioners Messer and Finch will serve 4-year terms that expire in December 2019, and Commissioner Dooley will serve a 2-year term that expires in December 2017.  Mayor Barber will administer the Oaths of Office to the three Town Commissioners simultaneously.  Copies of the Oaths are attached to this memorandum.

Following the Oaths, the Board’s first action will be to select the Mayor Pro-Tem from the membership of the Board of Commissioners.  The Mayor Pro-Tem’s sole responsibility is to serve as Mayor in the absence of the Mayor.  The newly selected Mayor Pro-Tem will serve a 2-year term until the next group of Commissioners is elected and seated in 2017.  A separate Oath will be administered to the newly selected Mayor Pro-Tem.