The City of Summerville will be holding a special election coming up this spring, with qualifying dates set for next month.  The resignation of Mayor Joe Robert Norton and City Councilman Harry Harvey has set the stage for the special election that will be held March 15, 2011.   

Councilman Harvey resigned affective December 31, 2010 and has announced his intentions to seek the mayor’s position.  Harvey is a retired school administrator and has lived in Summerville since 1971.  He attends New Bethel Baptist Church and is a member of the Holland Lodge #47. 

Qualifying for the mayor’s position and for city councilman to fill Mr. Harvey’s seat will be held February 14 – 16 at the Summerville City Hall between 9 AM and 5 PM.