At the meeting held last night, Council elected Councillors Don Henderson (Creswick Ward) and Kate Redwood AM (Birch Ward) as Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
Cr Henderson commenced in his role of Councillor in 2008.
Mayor Cr Henderson said that he intended to use the office of Mayor to build closer ties with other municipalities in the region.
“The time has come to share resources and help each other to grow. My intention is to also build relationships with bodies such as VicRoads, Regional Roads Victoria, Regional Development Victoria and others,” said Cr Henderson.
Evan King, CEO, congratulated Councillors Don Henderson and Kate Redwood AM on their election.
“Cr Henderson and Cr Redwood have the skills and knowledge to effectively lead our Council over the coming year. I look forward to working closely with the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor as we move into another busy year in 2019,” said Mr King.
Image – Cr Kate Redwood AM (Deputy Mayor), Evan King (CEO) & Cr Don Henderson (Mayor)