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January 4, 2017

Blackberry District Supervisor Jim Adams and Horsepasture District Supervisor Debra Buchanan will lead the Henry County Board of Supervisors in 2017.

Adams was elected Chairman and Buchanan was elected Vice Chairperson today at the Board’s annual Organizational Meeting. They were unanimously selected to serve the one-year terms, keeping intact the same Board leadership from 2016.

Adams previously served four years as Chairman in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2016.  He also served as Vice Chairman for four years in 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2015.  Buchanan has previously served three years as Chairperson in 2009-2011.  She has previously served three years as Vice Chairperson in 2002, 2006 and 2016.

Adams was nominated by Collinsville District Supervisor Joe Bryant. Buchanan was nominated by Iriswood District representative Milton Kendall.

Adams has been the Blackberry District representative on the Board since 2002. His current term expires in 2017. Buchanan has been the Horsepasture District representative on the Board since 1996.  She was recently re-elected to her sixth term as the Horsepasture District representative on the Board, through 2019.

The Board of Supervisors also established its meeting dates for 2017. The Board will meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of the December meeting. That meeting is set for December 19 to avoid conflicts with the holidays.

The Board voted to hold its annual Planning Session on Thursday, February 9, beginning at 4 p.m. It will be held at the Public Safety Center on DuPont Road.

The Board also approved its 2017 Bylaws.


Media note: A list of scheduled meeting dates for 2017 is attached to this news release.

Below is a list of the meeting dates for the Board of Supervisors in 2017. With the exception of December, all meeting dates below are on the fourth Tuesday of each month.


 Meeting Dates                               

January 24                                                

February 28                                             

March 28                                                  

April 25                                                    

May 23                                                     

June 27                                            

July 25                                                      

August 22                                                 

September 26                                           

October 24                                                

November 28                                           

December 19