Deputy mayor named soon


The new Wakefield Regional Council is yet to decide who will be  deputy mayor after elected members deferred the appointment until the next and final council meeting of the year, on December 15.
Councillors deferred the decision at last Wednesday’s council meeting.
The next deputy mayor will be appointed for a one year term.
Former WRC deputy mayor and Western ward councillor, Barry Nottle, did not renominate for another term on council.


Nedd named deputy mayor
SEVENHILL publican Nedd Golding was voted in as deputy mayor at the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council (CGVC) meeting late last month.
Mr Golding takes on the role after serving his first term on council over the past four years. He will also represent council on the Clare Town Hall Committee.
Auburn’s Janet Kench was the only new face to sign a declaration with the returning councillors after the local election.
She will represent council on the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Fire Prevention Committee with Dr Alan Rye. Cr Kench was also chosen to represent CGVC on the Lower North Health Advisory Council.
Cr Wayne Molineux is now CGVC’s representative for the Balaklava and Riverton Health Advisory Council, while Cr Dianne Schwarz was selected to represent council on Riverton Community Library Committee.