Councillor Kevin Davies is Mareeba Shire’s new Deputy Mayor.
Councillor Davies was elected to the position at today’s post-election meeting and said he’s pleased to have been given the opportunity to lead the Council alongside Mayor Angela Toppin.
“I think I will complement the Mayor’s leadership style, and I am looking forward to serving the community as Deputy Mayor,” he said.
“My knowledge of roads, water and waste will also complement the Council, and I hope to share my knowledge with the fellow Councillors and lead the Shire forward.
“I know the Shire like the back of my hand, and I am passionate about the people and the opportunities,” Cr Davies said.
Councillor Davies said the new Council was well balanced. “We have a good mix of Councillors,” he said.
“We have three experienced Councillors, and three new Councillors, who together with the Mayor, will lead the community through these uncertain times.”
Mayor Angela Toppin welcomed Cr Davies to the position. “Congratulations to Councillor Davies and I look forward to working with him,” she said.
“Councillor Davies is very passionate about the Shire and brings valuable experience to the table.