The Mayor of the Town Council is elected by fellow councillors at the Annual General Meeting, which is always held in May. There are no legislative restrictions about the number of times a councillor can become the Mayor (or Chairman of the Council).
At the Annual General Meeting on 17th May 2018, the Town Council elected Cllr L Tomlinson as the Mayor for 2018/19. Councillor Tomlinson is a Labour Councillor and represents the Stockbridge Ward . Councillor Tomlinson will remain in office until the Annual General Meeting (scheduled for 16 May 2019).
Upon taking office, Councillor Tomlinson said:
“I would like to show my appreciation to Cllr Joseph for his outstand effort during his time as Mayor of the Council for 2017/18”.
“Cllr Joseph has been elected to serve as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2018/19