LAFAYETTE- On Monday, the LaFayette Council unanimously voted in support of the appointment of former Councilman David Ennis to fill the vacancy of Shannon Hunter, who resigned in May.
LaFayette Councilwoman Tammie Williams made the motion and was seconded by Councilman Toney Thomas. council then voted unanimously for Ennis.
The Council has a window of sixty days to nominate an individual, and that person must be qualified within that district, and comply with all other requirements of law. Ennis meets those qualifications.
"We received seven applications for our open seat, and after much deliberation, we felt Mr. David Ennis brought a lot of knowledge with him. Mr. Ennis is a CPA, has experience as Mayor of LaFayettte, and has served on City Council. I am happy that we will now have a full quorum and be able to move forward and make the decisions for the city", said LaFayette Mayor Kenneth Vines.
Ennis is expected to be sworn in at the next LaFayette Council meeting