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File #: 18-4521    Version: 1 Name: Appointment of Mecklenburg County Attorney
Type: County Commissioner's Report Status: County Commissioners Reports & Request
File created: 2/8/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/20/2018 Final action:
Title: : Appointment of Mecklenburg County Attorney
Attachments: 1. County Atty Bethune Resignation Letter 2017.pdf
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Title:

Appointment of Mecklenburg County Attorney

 

Summary

ACTION:

1) Appoint Deputy County Attorney Tyrone Wade as County Attorney of Mecklenburg County, effective March 6, 2018

 

2) Direct the Clerk to the Board to administer the oath of office prior to the effective date and file it in the permanent records of the County

 

Commission

Contact:                                                               Ella B. Scarborough, Board Chair

 

 

Presentation:                                          Yes                     

 

 

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:

North Carolina General Statute 153A-114.  Appointment; duties. The board of commissioners shall appoint a county attorney to serve at its pleasure and to be its legal adviser. Attorney Wade will replace retiring Mecklenburg County Attorney Marvin A. Bethune.  On December 19, 2017, County Attorney Bethune tendered his resignation as Mecklenburg County Attorney effective March 6, 2018, after almost 40 years of service. County Attorney Bethune was appointed November 6, 1978.

 

PROCUREMENT BACKGROUND:

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POLICY IMPACT:

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FISCAL IMPACT:

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