Commission OKs vote on behalf

Although the Escambia County (Ala.) Commission did not reinstate its state of emergency, the commission did approve a resolution Monday that gives the commission chairman, vice chairman and clerk the authority to conduct county business in the event a quorum of commissioners cannot meet.

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread, the commission met in person on March 17 and passed the emergency declaration allowing Chairman Karean Reynolds, Vice Chairman Brandon Smith and Clerk-Administrator Tony Sanks to act on the behalf of the entire commission.

On June 8, the commission met in person for th...