Dr. Kevin Britt has resigned his seat on the Jefferson County Council.

Britt was elected in 2010 and began serving his term in 2011.

"We had to make a decision based on what was best for our family, and it required that we move out of the district that I represented," Britt said in a press release issued by the Jefferson County Republican Central Committee.

Britt represented District Two, which includes the precincts of Graham, Milton, Monroe, Smyrna, Lancaster and Madison Township Two.

A replacement for Britt's seat will be selected at a caucus of eligible Republican precinct committee members ast 6 p.m. on Sept. 3.