By Paul Gable
Dennis DiSabato announced recently that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination for Horry County Council District 3.
DiSabato is a 2000 graduate of the State University of New York Binghamton and graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School in 2004. He is a member of the bar in New York, New Jersey and South Carolina.
DiSabato moved to Carolina Forest in 2006, currently residing with his wife Laura DiSabato in the Sawgrass East community. He operates a law office on Renee Drive in the Carolina Forest area, focusing on residential and commercial real estate transactions, real estate and commercial litigation and estate planning.
Since moving to Horry County, DiSabato has been active in local issues. He is a founding member of the Carolina Forest Civic Association, serving as that organization’s president from 2010-2012 and 2013-2014.
DiSabato is a graduate of Leadership Grand Strand Class XXIX, a member of the Coastal Carolina Sertoma Club having served as that organization’s president from 2008-2012. He is also a member of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and is a founder and past president of Horry County Citizens for Responsible Government.
DiSabato said infrastructure issues will be one area of focus if he is elected to serve the citizens of District 3.
“Revitalization of the downtown and south end areas of Myrtle Beach to bring jobs and businesses back into that area is important,” DiSabato said. “In the Carolina Forest area, road issues, especially widening of Carolina Forest Boulevard are important needs.”
“I look forward to meeting as many citizens and business owners of District 3 as possible during the campaign, to hear your needs and concerns for the area,” DiSabato said.
Horry County Council District 3 will be hosting its second election in two years. A special election to complete the unexpired term of council member Marion Foxworth was held in fall 2015 after Foxworth resigned in August 2015 to assume the position of Horry County Registrar of Deeds.
Democrat Jimmy Washington was elected as the District 3 council member in a special election held on December 22, 2015. Washington’s current term ends December 31, 2016.
Candidate filing begins at noon March 16, 2016 and closes at noon March 30, 2016. The primary elections will be held June 14, 2016 with primary runoffs, if necessary, June 28, 2016. The 2016 general election will be held November 8, 2016.