Posted on Friday February 21, 2020
Town of Matthews Commissioner Barbara Dement has announced her resignation from the Board of Commissioners.
Matthews, NC – Town of Matthews Commissioner Barbara Dement has announced her resignation from the Board of Commissioners.
“My professional responsibilities no longer make it possible for me to fulfill the duties of this position, therefore, although difficult, I am doing what is right and honorable by stepping down as Commissioner for the Town of Matthews effective immediately,” said Dement. “It has been an honor to serve this wonderful town and its people, and it is my hope, if the citizens of Matthews desire, I will have a future opportunity to serve again.”
Dement was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2017 and re-elected for a second term in 2019. She previously served on the Town of Matthews Planning Board.
“It has been a pleasure to serve alongside Barbara, “said Mayor John Higdon. “We appreciate her service to the Town Board, and we will strive to fill her position with someone who shares her enthusiasm and love for Matthews.”
General Statute 160A-63 states that the Board of Commissioners shall make an appointment to fill the vacant position on the Board. More details regarding timing and process will be made available soon.