Dubbo Regional Council elects Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Councillor Ben Shields has been elected as Mayor of Dubbo Regional Council for the next two years following an open ballot of Councillors conducted at an Extraordinary Meeting held Thursday, 28 September 2017.

The position of Mayor was contested by Councillors Ben Shields and Kevin Parker with Councillor Ben Shields being elected with a vote of 5 to 4.

A separate ballot saw Councillor Anne Jones elected unopposed as the Deputy Mayor for the next two years.

Council resolved to defer the formation of the Standing Committees and related matters to an Extraordinary Meeting to be held as soon as practical.

Media Contact:
Council’s Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Branch (02) 6801 4000

Last Edited: 29 Sep 2017

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