Portia Harris was appointed and sworn in as the District 2 Supervisor during the August 2, 2021 Board Meeting. Mrs. Harris agreed to serve in this position, in honor of her late husband Supervisor Melton Harris, Jr., until the Special Elections in November. Melton, who was in his fourth term as Supervisor, and was also the 2021 Board President, passed away on July 13, 2021.
The Aug. 2 swearing in ceremony was broadcast on the County's facebook page at the beginning of the Board Meeting. The Board also presented Portia with a Resolution in memory of Mr. Harris. View the Resolution (pdf).
Troy Ross was elected as Board President and Randy Bosarge as Vice President for the remainder of 2021.