8th May 2019
Annual Town Council Meeting sees new Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected.
At last night’s Annual Town Council Meeting, members nominated and voted for Bradford on Avon’s new Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Leader of the Council for the year ahead (2019-20).
Following the vote, outgoing Mayor Cllr Alex Kay presented the new Mayor of Bradford on Avon, Cllr Simon McNeill-Ritchie with the mayoral chain.
Cllr Dan Taylor was elected Deputy Mayor and Cllr Dom Newton was re-elected as Leader of the Council.
Simon McNeill-Ritchie said:
“This is going to be a momentous year for Bradford on Avon and I am honoured to have been given this opportunity to play my part.”
Photo: (left to right) Deputy Mayor Cllr Dan Taylor, Leader of the Council Cllr Dom Newton and the new Mayor of Bradford on Avon, Cllr Simon McNeill-Ritchie (Photo Lydia Booth)
At the meeting, councillors also voted on Committee Chairs, resolving to retain all current Chairs aside from Community and Recreation where Cllr Emma Franklin will take the position.