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Cr Machin re-elected as Mayor

Portrait of Cr Cordy and Mayor Machin in front of flags at the Council meeting.

Cr Bronwen Machin has been re-elected as Mayor, with Cr Tony Cordy elected as Deputy Mayor at a Special Meeting of Council.

21 November 2018

Councillors re-elected Cr Bronwen Machin as Mayor of Mount Alexander Shire for a one year term at a Special Meeting of Council last night.

Cr Tony Cordy was elected as Deputy Mayor for the 2018/2019 term.

Mayor Machin is in her third term as a representative of the Castlemaine Ward. She was first elected as Mayor in October 2017.

Deputy Mayor Cordy joined Council as the Calder Ward representative in May 2014. As Deputy Mayor he may deemed to be the Acting Mayor or Acting Chairperson during absences of the Mayor.

“It is an honour to be re-elected and continue another term as Mayor of Mount Alexander Shire,” said Mayor Bronwen Machin.

“I have lived and worked in Castlemaine since 2003, and continue to be inspired each day by the depth, strength and generosity of our community.

“We have a fabulous team of councillors and skilled officers here and I look forward to continuing to work strongly together and achieve great things for our community.”

Councillor Cordy said he was very pleased to accept the position of Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months.

“It’s a great opportunity to serve the community and I would like to extend my thanks to my fellow councillors for their support,” said Cr Cordy.

During the meeting, Council also set the council meeting dates for next year and appointed councillors as representatives on committees.

Mount Alexander Shire Council comprises of seven councillors elected by residents and ratepayers from five wards.

The Special Meeting was followed by an Ordinary Meeting of Council.

To find out more about Council and read the latest meeting summary visit our website.

Image: Deputy Mayor Tony Cordy and Mayor Bronwen Machin at last night's Council meeting.

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