Thain voted in as mayor
PENRITH North Ward Labor councillor John Thain has been elected mayor.
Cr Thain, who was elected unopposed, replaces Liberal Cr Karen McKeown in the top job.
Liberal councillor Tricia Hitchen was elected unopposed to the deputy mayor position.
Cr Thain has been a Penrith councillor since 1999 and served as deputy mayor in 2004-05 and mayor in 2005-06.
He lives in North St Marys.