Town Commissioners

Melba Brewer, Mayor pro-tem (Term 2018-2021)
William (Billy) Ward (Term 2018-2021)
Sherry Franklin (Term 2018-2021)
Danny Blackburn (Term 2018-2019)
Juan Carlos Quintanilla (Term 2018-2019)
Mayor Kenyon presiding over the December Town of Faison Board Meeting. L-R Mayor Pro Tem Melba Brewer; Mayor Carolyn Kenyon; Deputy Town Clerk Anne Letchworth; Commissioner Billy Ward; Commissioner Sherry Franklin; and Commissioner Danny Blackburn. Note: Commissioner Carlos Quintanilla was absent. away on travel.
L-R Mayor Pro Tem Melba Brewer; Mayor Carolyn Kenyon; Deputy Town Clerk Anne Letchworth; Commissioner Billy Ward; Commissioner Sherry Franklin; and Commissioner Danny Blackburn.
L-R Deputy Town Clerk Anne Letchworth; Commissioner Billy Ward; Commissioner Sherry Franklin; and Commissioner Danny Blackburn.

Town Commissioners (role and functions):

The Board of Commissioners as a Governing Board must act as a collective body; they must act as this Governing Board only when properly convened in a legal meeting.  They hold ultimate authority to act for the Town.  They decide what services the Town provides and at what level.

The Board of Commissioners establish the Town’s fiscal policy by adopting the annual budget ordinance, and they Levey the town taxes.

The Board of Commissioners adopt the Town ordinances. In addition, they may authorize the Town to enter into a contract, buy, or sell a parcel or property, award the successful bid on a purchase or a construction project or accept the dedication of a street.

The Board of Commissioners hire and fire Department Heads and Municipal Staff.

Each Board Member can be assigned to a specific area of responsibility such as Water/Sewer Commissioner, Street/Sidewalk Commissioner, Business Liaison Commissioner, Planning Board Commissioner, etc.