Lamar Dalton will be Madison County’s next tax commissioner.
The employee with the Hart County Tax Assessors office qualified unopposed for the vacant post this month. He will fill the final two years of Louise Watson’s term. Watson retired May 31. The term runs through 2016.
Dalton, a former employee of the Madison County tax assessors’ office, said he has 10-plus years of experience in tax appraisal, tax collections and code enforcement, as well as over 300 hours in continuing education and certifications through the department of revenue.
He is married to the former Sandra Fortson and is a 25-year resident of the Shiloh Community. The couple has three children; Gabe, Lindsey and Macy, who are all former Red Raiders and are all currently pursuing secondary education.