Mayor of Westbury

Westbury Mayor 2017/18

The Mayor for Westbury for 2017-2018 is Councillor Gordon King

Councillor Gordon King was elected Mayor at the Annual Town Council meeting held on 15th May, with Councillor Ian Cunningham being elected Deputy Mayor.

Councillor Gordon King said:

“I am delighted to have been appointed Town Mayor for the municipal year 2017 / 2018 by my fellow councillors. This is my second term as Mayor my first term being in the municipal year 1999 / 2000. To be Mayor, to represent the Town Council and my Town is an honour without parallel.  It is truly marvellous. I expect a very busy year which began with the Annual Meeting of Council on Monday 15th May and at the Cygnets Pre-School fun day on Saturday (20th). I look forward to all of my Civic duties with optimism and good cheer.  For my two charities this year I have chosen the Hope Debt Advice Service at Crosspoint and Alzheimer’s Support. I hope that you will all support my fundraising efforts that will culminate with a Civic Reception on Friday 23rd February 2018.  Co-option of 6 additional Councillors has now taken place and we can continue the important work in achieving a host of objectives, such as the Towns Neighbourhood Plan.  If you live in Westbury and would like to contribute to the success of our town, contact the Town Clerk on 01373 822232 or at info@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk for more details. Westbury is a great town full of wonderful talented people working tirelessly in their own way to make our community work I look forward to attending your events and meeting with as many of you as I am able as Mayor over the coming year.”

Mayoral Duties include:

• Chairman of the Town Council
• Attending Civic Events
• Raising the profile of the local community and the Council
• Promoting public involvement in the Council’s activities
• Raising money for their chosen charities

If you would like to invite him to an event, you can write to him at Westbury Town Council, The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3EN or e-mail the Mayor’s Secretary, Mrs Sarah Barker: sarah.barker@westburytowncouncil.gov.uk

 

Deputy Mayor 2017/18

The Deputy Mayor for 2017-2018 is Councillor Ian Cunningham