Richmond Valley Councillor Steve Morrissey has been re-elected as Deputy Mayor.
Mr Morrissey was elected unopposed to the position for another 12 months, following a unanimous Council vote at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting.
Cr Morrisey said he was humbled by the support of his fellow councillors.
He said the Mayor’s workload was high, with networking, meetings and community events to attend, and he was prepared to share the load when he could.
‘I see my role as being a voice for the community, always listening and doing my best to represent the community’s priorities on Council,’ Cr Morrisey said.
‘I’m also there to fully support our Mayor, and always willing to step in when needed to ensure Council is represented.”
Mayor Robert Mustow congratulated Cr Morrissey on his re-election.
‘I’m pleased Cr Morrissey was successful in becoming the Deputy Mayor for another 12-month term and I look forward to working with him into the future,” Cr Mustow said.
‘It’s a testament to Steve’s commitment to Council and the Richmond Valley that he was elected unopposed by his fellow councillors.
‘His dedication to his community is much appreciated.’