New Committee Chairs announced

21 April 2020

Mayor Tom Tate today chaired the first post-election Full Council meeting for the term.

Councillor Donna Gates was re-elected for her third term as Deputy Mayor, making her the longest-running Deputy Mayor in the City’s history.

Councillors Cameron Caldwell and Hermann Vorster were both elected as Acting Mayors of the City, in the event that neither the Mayor nor Deputy Mayor are available. If required to fulfil Mayoral duties the Councillors will operate as Acting Mayor on a rotational basis.

The Planning and Environment Committee will be chaired by Councillor Cameron Caldwell, with Councillor Donna Gates the Deputy Chairperson.

The Economy, Tourism and Events Committee will be chaired by Councillor Bob La Castra, with Councillor Pauline Young the Deputy Chairperson.

The Governance and Administration Committee will be chaired by Councillor William Owen-Jones, with new Division 6 Councillor Brooke Patterson the Deputy Chairperson.

The Lifestyle and Community Committee will be chaired by Councillor Hermann Vorster with new Division 7 Councillor Ryan Bayldon-Lumsden the Deputy Chairperson.

The Transport and Infrastructure Committee will be chaired by Councillor Pauline Young with new Division 10 Councillor Darren Taylor the Deputy Chairperson.

The Water, Waste and Energy Committee will be chaired by Councillor Gail O’Neill with new Division 1 Councillor Mark Hammel the Deputy Chairperson.

The first Committee meetings are scheduled to commence on Tuesday 28 April.

New Committee Chairs announced photo