VIDEO: Latta Town Council Called Meeting, July 31, 2022
City of Dillon residents will see a 10 percent increase in sanitation fees starting this month as part of the 2022-2023 city budget.
Two Latta Town Council members resigned from office on Monday just days after a controversial council meeting where they were outvoted 5-2 to proceed with special mayor’s election in a format that was against the advice of their attorney, who has also resigned.
On Friday, July 15, the day after the Latta Town Council meeting in which the council voted to proceed with a special election open to everyone against the town attorney’s advice, Town Attorney Janet Altman Paschal resigned from the position.
Against the legal advice of their attorney, the Latta Town Council voted 5-2 to hold a special election open to all candidates who pick up a copy of the petition from the Latta Town Hall and complete it to run for mayor.
A primary election will be held on Tuesday, July 12th for the Dillon County Council District Two seat left vacant by the death of Councilman Chris Miller.