BAYOU LA BATRE, Ala. (WALA) - Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis will swear in Brett S. Dungan as Mayor of the City of Bayou la Batre on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 12:30 p.m.
Brett Dungan beat opponent Henry Barnes 297 to 233 in Bayou La Batre's mayoral election Tuesday, September 24.
Dungan, spent 25 years as the president of Masters Marine Inc. and Barnes, longtime Bayou La Batre council member, were the top two finalists in August. Dungan fell just shy of the necessary 50 percent to avoid a run-off election.
The ceremony will be conducted at the Mobile County Probate Court, Courtroom One, which is located at 151
Government Street, Third Floor.
The public is invited to attend.
Former Mayor Stan Wright was found guilty March 1st on four federal corruption charges. Alabama law states that when an office holder is convicted of a felony, the office must be vacated at the time of the conviction.
Wright was sentenced to 15 months behind bars, followed by three years of probation. Wright was also fined $10,000 and ordered to repay FEMA more than $27,000.
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