Councils much the same

Councils much the same

The Chittering council line-up remained unchanged, with Don Gibson, Robert Hawes and Barni Norton all retaining their seats.

At an ordinary council meeting held last Wednesday, the councillors elected Cr Hawes as new Shire President and Cr Michelle Rossouw as deputy president.

Cr Alex Douglas was thanked for his leadership and contribution to the council during his time as Shire President over the past two terms of office.

Newly elected Sandra Smiles joined re-elected colleagues David Roe, Val Ammon and Michael Aspinall on the Shire of Gingin council.

Cr Aspinall remains Shire President and Cr Roe as deputy Shire president.

All terms are for four years, expiring in October, 2017.