DENMARK – Greater than 30 residents and dignitaries watched as two re-elected council members, a re-elected mayor and a member of council elected for the primary time have been sworn in throughout a ceremony the afternoon of Thursday, April 15, within the council chambers of Denmark Metropolis Corridor.
Just lately re-elected Councilman Jake N. Bookard and just lately re-elected Mayor Gerald E. Wright each have been sworn in by Bamberg County District 6 Councilman the Rev. Dr. Evert Comer. Wright then swore in just lately re-elected Councilwoman Bonnie Love. Newly elected Councilwoman Rosa R. James was sworn in by the Rev. Dr. Lucious Dixon of Honey Ford Missionary Baptist Church.
Councilwoman Hope Lengthy Weldon requested to talk towards the tip of the ceremony and stated, “It’s simply so nice to be right here with all of the residents of Denmark … I’m elated to be part of this expertise this afternoon.”
Weldon stated that skilled council members could be there for James and that she mustn’t hesitate to hunt steerage and ask questions. Weldon, who additionally affirmed that she herself wanted steerage and help at instances, welcomed James to council.
Wright stated that within the mid-Seventies, the S.C. legislature handed the House Rule Act. He stated this allowed for a number of types of metropolis authorities and that Denmark chosen “sturdy mayor, weak council” as their type of metropolis authorities.