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SHC elect new mayor

SHC elect new mayor

Council elects Bill Moar at council meeting

Councillor Bill Moar has been elected Mayor of Swan Hill Rural City Council at today’s Statutory Council Meeting.

Councillor Moar will take over from Councillor Ann Young, who had been serving in the position previously.

In addition, the council also elected Cr Chris Jeffery as Deputy Mayor.

In a statement issued by the council, Moar thanked his fellow councillors who elected him as Mayor;

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“It has been a steady learning curve since joining Council and I now feel prepared to take on this role.

I thank Councillors for this vote of confidence and look forward to working with them for the remainder of our term,” Cr Moar said.

“I also want to thank Cr Young for her work during her term as Mayor. As Cr Young said at today’s meeting, it has been a successful 12 months across the municipality, with many projects coming to fruition and Council playing a strong role in advocating for improvements in health, water and infrastructure.

“I hope to help Council continue this positive trend and look forward to working with people in the Swan Hill, Robinvale and surrounding communities.”

Cr Moar is expected to serve in the role until the next council election date on October 24 2020.

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