Posted on 12/08/15
December 8, 2015, Monroe, NC – The Union County Board of Commissioners on Monday elected Stony Rushing chairman of the Board of Commissioners, and Frank Aikmus was elected vice chairman.
The chairman and vice chairman are elected annually for a term of one year. Rushing and Aikmus cannot be removed from the office of chairman and vice chairman unless they become disqualified to serve as a Board member.
The chairman presides at all Board meetings. To address the Board, a member must be recognized by the chairman. The chairman has the following powers:
The vice chairman acts in the absence or disability of the chairman. If the chairman and vice chairman are both absent from a meeting of the Board, the members present may choose a temporary chairman.