Bryan County District 4 Commissioner Carter Infinger announced his resignation from his seat Tuesday in order to run for commission chairman.
Near the end of the commission’s meeting in Pembroke, Infinger said he “regretfully and respectfully” resigned his seat in order to pursue the chairmanship in November. Current Commission Chairman Jimmy Burnsed will not run for another term.
State law says cannot hold an office and run for another office, Infinger said.
“Respectfully, I resign from District 4 commissioner and hope to see y’all back in January,” he told the board.
Infinger was first elected to the commission in 2010. He said after Tuesday’s meeting that his seat probably will be filled by an appointee until a special election can be held. He said the election probably will be part of the November general election.
For more on the commission meeting, see BryanCountyNews.com and the March 10 edition of the News.