CR John Wells has been re-elected as Shoalhaven City Council’s deputy mayor.
At Tuesday night’s ordinary meeting of council, Cr Wells was elected unopposed, while Cr Allan Baptist was re-elected unopposed to the position of assistant deputy mayor.
Mayor Joanna Gash congratulated both councillors and said they had proven themselves to be highly successful in their roles over the previous 12 months.
“Councillor Wells has brought a lot of experience, leadership and knowledge to the position of deputy mayor,” she said.
“He has also proven extremely valuable in providing advice and insight into the transformation program to put council on a financially sustainable platform.”
She said Cr Baptist had proven himself to be a very knowledgeable and hardworking councillor, bringing a great deal of enthusiasm to the role.
Cr Wells was also recently elected deputy chair of the Southern Councils Group.