The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Monday night at the Crown Ballroom to begin a new Board term by swearing in re-elected and newly elected commissioners, and selecting a new chair and vice chair for the coming year.
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Monday night at the Crown Ballroom to begin a new Board term by swearing in re-elected and newly elected commissioners, and selecting a new chair and vice chair for the coming year.
During the meeting, oaths of office were administered to re-elected commissioners Glenn Adams and Jeannette Council, and to newly elected commissioners Marshall Faircloth and Veronica Jones.
The Board also selected Dr. Toni Stewart to serve as chairwoman for the coming year, and Glenn Adams to serve as vice chairman. Stewart previously served as vice chairwoman with Adams serving as chairman.
Prior to the board reorganization, former Chairman Glenn Adams gave remarks on the culmination of his term in office, recounting a number of economic development achievements including Amazon’s announcement of a 1.3 million-square-foot distribution facility that will employee more than 500 people and is scheduled to open in 2023. He also shared a year-in-review video created by the County’s Public Information Office, and recognized outgoing commissioner Charles Evans.
Following her selection as Chairwoman, Stewart outlined her priorities for the coming year.
“I am honored and humbled to be selected to represent the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners as Chairwoman,” said Stewart. “There is much to do, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Cumberland County.”
The Board also approved a brief consent agenda that included the approval of public official bonds and the appointment of a deputy finance officer for the Finance Department.
The meeting will also be streamed live on the CumberlandCountyNC YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/CumberlandCountyNC, as well as on Cumberland County North Carolina TV (CCNCTV), which can be viewed on the County’s website at cumberlandcountync.gov. The meeting will also be broadcast live on Spectrum Cable channel 5, and on the CCNCTV app on Roku, Apple TV and FireTV.
Visit cumberlandcountync.gov/departments/commissioners-group/commissioners/meetings/agendas-minutes-and-videos for the meeting notes concerning this meeting and other Board of Commissioners’ meetings.
To watch the meeting, visit youtube.com/CumberlandCountyNC and for more information about Cumberland County government, visit cumberlandcountync.gov. You can also follow the county on social media by searching CumberlandCountyNC.