Councillor Bill Chisholm is Mitchell Shire Council’s new mayor, after being elected at Monday night’s council meeting.
Mayor Chisholm was elected with a 6-3 vote over Councillor David Lowe, and will hold the role for 12 months.
Councillor David Atkinson was unanimously elected as Deputy Mayor to Mayor, Cr Chisholm, unopposed.
Cr Chisholm takes over the role from fellow north ward councillor Rhonda Sanderson, who has served as Mitchell Shire’s mayor for the past two years.
Councillors are now half way through their four-year term, after being elected in 2016.
Top men: Cr Bill Chisholm (right) was elected as Mitchell Shire Mayor on Monday, along with Deputy Mayor Cr David Atkinson.