Three recently elected county court clerks will get early jumps on their new jobs because of retirements by their predecessors.
Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that he had appointed the new clerks to temporary terms lasting no more than a few days. Their elective terms begin Jan. 3
In Alachua County, J.K. “Jess” Irby will begin serving on Dec. 31, replacing J.K. “Buddy” Irby.
In Madison County, William “Billy” Washington takes over on Jan. 1 from Tim Sanders.
And in Volusia County, Laura Roth will replace Diane Matousek on Dec. 29.