The election of a new Deputy Mayor was on the agenda of the September Ordinary Council Meeting held on 25 September 2017.
General Manager, Liz Jeremy acted as Returning Officer as Cr Steve Klipin was elected to the position for a one year period from 26 September 2017 to 27 September 2018.
Mayor, Cr Dominic King congratulated Cr Klipin on his appointment to the Deputy’s position and said he was looking forward to working with him across a range of Local Government issues.
Cr Klipin brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served on the previous Council from 2012-2016, Deputy Mayor for a 12 month period and is also an active member of several Council and community committees.
Mayor King also took the opportunity to thank outgoing Deputy Mayor, Cr Desmae Harrison, for her support and commitment to the role.