Grovetown officials filled an open seat on its city council at Monday’s monthly meeting, replacing a councilman who resigned in April.
Lee Briggs, a John Deere operations manager, was appointed to fill the remaining term of Sonny McDowell. who resigned in April after being convicted of federal bribery charges.
City officials considered three candidates at the July meeting, but opted to meet with them in late July before making the appointment.
“All of the candidates, it was very, very difficult to make that choice,” said Councilman Dennis Trudeau.