Councillor Tim Glazbrook has won the position of deputy mayor after winning the secret ballot held at Monday night’s City of Victor Harbor meeting.
After expressions of interest for the role were taken at council’s inaugural meeting last week, Cr Glazbrook was up against councillors Bryan Littlely, Nick Hayles and David Kemp.
Cr Carol Schofield withdrew her nomination prior to the secret ballot.
The first secret ballot resulted in a four-all tie between Crs Glazbrook and Hayles. Cr Glazbrook was announced as deputy following the second secret ballot vote.
Cr Glazbrook brings to the role a range of experience, having served as chairperson of the Audit and Heritage Advisory committee and as a member of the Boating Advisoy committee and the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority.
Cr Glazbrook’s position as deputy mayor will attract an annual allowance of $17, 375, $3475 greater than that of an elected member.
Elected members also voted via secret ballot to vote appoint positions on the the section 41 committees.
Cr Brayden Mann won the position of chair of the Arts and Culture committee and will be joined by Cr Marilyn Henderson, who despite being on leave was still able to be voted onto committees she had nominated for.
Cr Hayles was named chair of the Recreation Centre Management committee and will be joined by Cr Mann as deputy chair of the committee.
Cr Henderson was appointed as chair of the Disability Access and Inclusion Advisory committee, with Cr Littlely to join her as deputy chair.
The Boating Advisory committee will have Cr Andrew Roberston serve as chair and Cr Littlely as deputy.
Three elected members nominated for the three positions available on the Economic Development and Tourism committee. Cr Littlely has been appointed as chair, Cr Schofield as deputy and Cr Roberston as elected member representative.
Cr Schofield was appointed to the position of chair of the Heritage Advisory committee and Cr Glazbrook as deputy.
Appointed to the Recreation and Sport Advisory committee were Crs Mann and Littlely.
Cr Henderson was appointed as chair of the Fleurieu Region Community Services Advisory committee and Cr Schofield as deputy.
Cr Henderson was appointed as chair of the Southern Community Transport Scheme Advisory committee, with Cr Peter Charles to join her as the elected member representative.