Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election. Cr Michael Lyon has been elected as the Mayor of the Byron Shire.
The election was held at an Extraordinary Meeting of the Council today.
Mayor Lyon will hold the position of Mayor until the NSW Local Government Election which will be held on 4 September 2021.
Cr Sarah Ndiaye was elected as Deputy Mayor.
At the election in September, eligible residents in the Byron Shire will have the opportunity to vote for a new, popularly elected Mayor and eight Councillors who will serve until September 2024.