The Rocky Mount City Council is set to consider the appointment of a replacement for the vacant Ward 3 seat among other topics Monday evening.
The council will discuss the five candidates for the seat during its 5 p.m. Committee of the Whole workshop prior to the regular meeting.
Councilman Andre Knight maintains one of the candidates is ineligible for the appointment due to residency and voter registration issues.
The Rev. Richard Joyner moved into Ward 3 in mid-April. He won’t be eligible to vote in the ward for another few weeks. That should disqualify him, Knight said.
During his interview for the seat last week, Joyner said he made sure he was eligible.
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