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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Henry County selects chair and vice-chair for 2023

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The Henry County Board of Supervisors selected its chairman and vice-chairman for the upcoming year during its 2023 Organizational Meeting on Jan. 9. 

Jim Adams, of the Blackberry District, was chosen to serve as chairman and Joe Bryant, of the Collinsville District, was selected as vice-chairman. 

“I’d like to thank the Board for their support,” said Adams, who was selected to lead the Board for the tenth time during his 21-year tenure. “We all have some of the same needs and concerns. It’s great that we can listen to each other and try to work towards our collective goals. Thank you for the confidence that you’ve shown in me.”  

Bryant will serve his second term as vice-chairman after he was selected for the position following his 2021 re-election bid. 

“It is an honor to serve as a vice-chair,” Bryant said. “Mr. Adams has served with honor on the Board of Supervisors for the last several years. He has done an excellent job. I can look and see bright things in the future. Mr. Adams worked real hard to make sure this County stands for excellence. That’s why I’m honored to be second in command.” 

In other matters, the Board:

*Set the regular meeting dates for 2023. The Board will meet every fourth Tuesday in the month except December, when the Board chose to meet on Dec. 19 to avoid scheduling conflicts with the holidays. 

*Adopted the Board’s bylaws for 2023. 

 *Adopted the budget calendar for the fiscal year 2023-2024 County Budget.

 *Scheduled its 2023 Planning Session for Feb. 6 from 4-7 p.m. 

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