|Newly appointed District 3 Commissioner Neil Rainford takes the oath of workplace on June 13 previous to his first assembly as a member of the Sarasota County Board of County Commissioners. SARASOTA COUNTY – Along with his household by his facet, newly appointed Sarasota County District 3 Commissioner Neil Rainford was sworn into workplace by Karen E. Speeding, the Sarasota County Clerk of the Circuit Court docket and County Comptroller. The temporary ceremony happened within the chambers of the Robert L. Anderson Administration Constructing in Venice instantly earlier than the Sarasota County’s Board of County Commissioners usually scheduled assembly.
“It is a nice alternative that the governor has bestowed upon me. I’m humbled by the appointment,” mentioned Rainford following the ceremony. “I stay up for serving District 3, and I stay up for listening to from the group.”
Rainford was appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis on June 9 to fill the Sarasota County Fee seat that turned vacant after the passing of Commissioner Nancy C. Detert. Sarasota County’s District 3 consists of Venice and elements of Nokomis and North Port.
Rainford, 36, is a Senior Government with Sarasota-based Mullet’s Aluminum Merchandise Inc., one of many largest architectural aluminum producers within the Southeast United States. He moved to the Sarasota space shortly after graduating from Florida State College with a bachelor’s of science diploma with an emphasis on City and Regional Planning in 2009.
He has served the group as a former of the Sarasota County Planning Fee and the Constitution Overview Board. He has additionally been twice elected Secretary of the Republican Government Committee. Plus, he previously served on the Board of Trustees of Tabernacle Church.
Rainford has been married for 11 years and has one son.