INDIAN BEACH — Town officials created a new permitted use for the town business district as a longtime commissioner prepares to depart the board.
The Indian Beach Board of Commissioners met for its regular meeting Wednesday in the town hall boardroom on Salter Path Road. The meeting was Commissioner Joel Fortune’s last as an elected official, since he chose not to run in this year’s municipal election. Commissioner and Mayor-elect Dale Williford presented Mr. Fortune with a plaque in recognition of his 10 years of service on the board.
Mr. Fortune led the board and those in attendance at the meeting in the invocation prayer, which has been his duty for many years.
“It’s been a great honor for me for 10 years and eight months to be a commissioner here,” he said. “Next month will be the beginning of a…