Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Byron Deputy Mayor returned

Councillor Sarah Ndiaye has been re-elected Deputy Mayor of the Byron Shire Council.

Councillor Ndiaye was the only nominee for the position and was elected unopposed, Council said in a statement.

“I congratulate Councillor Ndiaye who brings all of her recent experience and expertise to this role,” Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon said.

“I think it’s important to have a returning Councillor in this key leadership position and I look forward to continuing our constructive partnership and achieving great outcomes for our community.”

New Deputy Mayor said she was honoured to be re-elected into the Deputy role, a role she also held during the last term of Council. This is her third term as Deputy Mayor.

“This council need to hit the ground running so I’m grateful for the opportunity to provide that continuity,” she said.

“We laid the foundations for a lot of projects to meet our committees needs and expectations – especially in relation to housing, biodiversity and meeting our zero emissions targets. 

I’m grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve as Deputy Mayor and thank my fellow councillors for their support.”

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