Monday, April 22, 2024

Saliba retains Shellharbour mayoralty

Marianne Saliba has been reelected as Mayor of Shellharbour City council at a meeting last night.

Councillor Robert Petreski was voted Deputy Mayor, replacing John Murray, who did not nominate for re-election.

Mayor Saliba, who was first elected to the role in 2012, thanked councillor Murray for his support during his years of service.

“Councillor Murray has provided much appreciated support both to me and to the Council during his time as Deputy Mayor,” Mayor Saliba said.

“I sincerely thank him for the work that he has done and the contribution he has made to Shellharbour City. I wish him well in his retirement,” she said.

She also congratulated new Deputy Mayor, councillor Robert Petreski.

“I look forward to working with Cr Petreski over the coming months. He has been a valuable colleague during his time on Council and I know that we will continue to work well together,” Mayor Saliba said.

Councillor Petreski, who was first elected to Shellharbour City Council in 2017, congratulated the Mayor on her re-election and said that he was proud and honoured to be entrusted with the role of Deputy Mayor.

“I would also like to thank my colleagues for their support and acknowledge my predecessor, Cr Murray, for his hard work and commitment,” he said.

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