Special Municipal Election Date Set, Interim District 5 Commissioner Appointed
The race is officially underway to select a new Dothan commissioner.
Candidates will have until Tuesday, February 10th to make their case to the voters of District 5.
Commissioners ordered a special municipal election at their meeting today.
It will take place on Tuesday, February 10th.
If a run-off is necessary, that would take place on March 24th.
In the meantime -- Susan Anderson was appointed today to fill the District 5 seat until that election is held.
Anderson is the owner of Eagle Eye Outfitters in Dothan.
Mayor Mike Schmitz says he had a lot of great names to consider for the post, but ultimately chose Anderson to serve.
Two candidates have said they will run for the District 5 seat in the February election.
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