District 2 Commissioner Doug Jones of LaFayette was unanimously voted in last Monday night as Chairman for the Chambers County Board of Commissioners. District 5 Commissioner David Eastridge will be stepping down after his one-year term.
According to the Commission office there is a gentleman’s agreement to rotate the chairperson each year. Commissioners submitted their vote to the Chambers County Attorney Skip McCoy in a public election and with a majority vote Jones was voted in.
Doug Jones stated he is excited about the position and it is an honor to be allowed to lead the county board.