Prior to Tuesday's meeting, the council held an organizational meeting and selected John Hoppough to continue to serve as mayor, as well as Schuleit to continue as mayor pro tem.
Greenville Mayor John Hoppough, left, and Mayor Pro Tem Frances Schuleit, were voted back to their respective positions unanimously Tuesday evening by members of the Greenville City Council. - Daily News/Cory Smith
The process of selecting the positions is standard after an election of council members, which occurred in November.
Hoppough was nominated for mayor by Councilman Larry Moss, with a second from Councilwoman Jeanne Cunliffe.
A nomination for Schuleit
was given by Lehman, however, with no support from council, Lehman withdrew his
The council then voted unanimously to select Hoppough
"I appreciate the opportunity to serve as mayor again, it is an honor," Hoppough
"This council is a great group of people to be a part of."
then nominated Schuleit
for mayor pro tem, with a second by Moss, and with no other nominations, she
was selected by unanimous vote by the council.
"I am honored to have been nominated twice this evening, but I want to offer my complete support for Mayor Hoppough and for the council," Schuleit said.