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Published Monday 25 November 2019
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New Mayor for Mitchell Shire

Mitchell Shire Council is under new leadership for Council’s fourth term after Councillor David Lowe was elected Mayor, alongside Deputy Mayor Cr David Atkinson on Monday night (25 November).

Cr Bill Chisholm, who served as Mitchell Shire Mayor for one term, did not seek re-appointment. Cr Atkinson remains in his role as Deputy Mayor.

During the meeting, Cr Chisholm tabled the annual Mayoral Report which showed good indication of the growth through the Shire.

Quotes attributable to 2018-2019 Mitchell Shire Mayor Councillor Bill Chisholm

“It has been a real privilege and honour to serve as Mitchell Shire Mayor over the previous twelve months and follow on from the great work of [2016-2018 Mayor] Rhonda Sanderson,” he said.

“This is a very special night for all concerned, as this election tonight highlights the final term of this current Council. And what a brilliant Council it has been so far.

“The important word, whether they be community members, Council Staff or Councillors is, ‘teamwork’. This is the quality that has exemplified this Council and its work within the various communities that make up this Shire. It is truly amazing what can be achieved when we all work together.

“I would like to thank my fellow Councillors, all members of staff and all the truly amazing members of our Community.”

Quotes attributable to 2019-2020 Mitchell Shire Mayor Councillor David Lowe

“I am looking forward to an innovative year focused on our community. Mitchell Shire is a rapidly growing Shire and I am tremendously happy to begin my term as Mayor,” he said.

“I would like to congratulate Cr Bill Chisholm on his term as Mitchell Shire Mayor in 2018-2019.”

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