Upston elected Mayor
At a Special Meeting of Benalla Rural City Council on November 14, Cr Scott Upston was elected Mayor and Cr Peter Davis was elected Deputy Mayor.
In accordance with the Local Government Act 1989, Cr Upston and Cr Davis have been elected to their positions for a one-year term until November next year.
Cr Upston said he was enthusiastic and humbled.
‘‘I am thankful for the support my fellow councillors have shown in electing me Mayor,’’ Cr Upston said.
‘‘I look forward to working collaboratively with all of the community including local businesses, individuals, the federal and state governments, and our charitable and not-for-profit organisations.
‘‘I would like to thank Cr Firth and Cr Davis for their work as both mayor and acting mayor and look forward to relying on their support and experience during my term as mayor.’’