Councillors Katrina Humphries and Greg Smith have been re-elected into their official positions of mayor and deputy mayor of Moree Plains Shire Council following mayoral elections at Thursday’s council meeting.
Voting in this election was carried out by open voting with Cr Humphries retaining her seat as mayor for the next 12 months, until council elections are held in September next year.
Mayor Humphries was pleased to enjoy the continued support of her fellow councillors and be re-elected as mayor for Moree Plains Shire Council.
“I cherish my position at this wonderful council and am deeply touched to receive the continued support of my fellow councillors and be re-elected as mayor,” she said.
“I am looking forward to another 12 months of being mayor and using my position to continue to campaign for the Moree Plains as well as stand up for the bush and rural communities.”
Cr Greg Smith will also return to serve an additional 12 months as deputy mayor of Moree Plains Shire Council.
“It is an honour to serve as deputy mayor. I look forward to driving development in the Moree Plains through many of the initiatives we have secured over the past few years, including the investigation of the Moree Special Activation Precinct,” said Cr Smith.
“I look forward to continuing to work with Katrina and our fellow councillors.”
Two nominations for the office of mayor were received from Cr Humphries and Cr Cassells, with Cr Humphries receiving five votes to Cr Cassells’ three votes.
This election will move Cr Humphries into her 13th year as mayor for Moree Plains Shire Council.To order photos from this page click here