The Mayor is the figurehead of the council and is elected by their fellow councillors for a one year term. Mayors may be re-elected at the discretion of the council.
The Mayor of Bradford on Avon actively promotes and develops opportunities for the town. This involves developing and maintaining extensive individual and community networks, and performing an important social and ceremonial role as leader of the community. In their absence, the Deputy Mayor takes on duties.
In addition the Mayor:
- provides guidance to councillors about what is expected of them
- acts as the principal council spokesperson and articulates council policies and positions fairly and accurately
- supports good working relations between councillors
- represents the council in civic and ceremonial duties
If you would like to send an invitation to the Mayor of Bradford on Avon please CONTACT US at the Town Council office.