Georgetown, Del., Jan. 7, 2020: Sussex County is retaining its leadership and legal team for the year ahead.
County Council, at its Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, meeting, selected Councilman Michael H. Vincent of Seaford as president of the body for the 10th year in a row. Meantime, Council re-elected Councilman Irwin G. ‘I.G.’ Burton of Lewes as vice president.
It is customary for council at the first meeting of each year to elect officers and appoint legal staff. As Council president, Mr. Vincent will continue to preside over all council meetings in 2020, with Mr. Burton substituting as the presiding officer anytime Mr. Vincent is unable to attend.
Council also approved J. Everett Moore Jr. to re-appointment as County Attorney. Mr. Moore serves at the pleasure of the County Council as the elected body’s chief counsel.
Meantime, staff from the Moore & Rutt and Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze law firms will represent the Board of Adjustment and Planning & Zoning Commission respectively as assistant county attorneys.