Judge Bill Russell (l) speaks to Budget Committee 

General Sessions Judge William H. Russell Resignation Letter

By: Pat Hunter 

At Monday's Feb. 1st Loudon County Commission meeting Mayor Doyle Arp requested an addition to the agenda item A1. Resolution to accept the Resignation from the Honorable Judge William Russell, Loudon County General Sessions Judge. Mayor Arp requested action from Commission, tonight.

A Resolution was prepared to accept the resignation of Judge Russell. Mayor Arp read the Resolution aloud.

The resignation is effective at midnight August 31, 2010. The Resolution was unanimously approved by Commissioners.

The election will be for the remaining four years of an original eight year term. With Judge Russell's retirement resignation notice this paves the way for anyone who wants to run for his office to do so in the upcoming 2010 County General Elections.