Council appoints acting mayor
Councillor Tarleah Thomas will be appointed acting mayor in September when both the mayor and deputy mayor are on leave.
At the ordinary council meeting, held at Mullewa last Tuesday, councillors unanimously agreed to appoint Ms Thomas as acting mayor from September 11-22. Mayor Shane Van Styn will be attending the 2017 International Islands Tourism Conference in Zhoushan, China, while Deputy Mayor Neil McIlwaine will be on leave.
No other councillors were nominated for the position.