Cr Rick Firman (Mayor)
Cr Graham Sinclair (Deputy Mayor)
Cr Graham Coates
Cr Nigel Judd
Cr Max Oliver
Cr Rachael Schliebs
Cr Dennis Sleigh
Cr Kenneth Smith
Cr Peter Speirs
The Mayor is elected by the Councillors as the Civic Leader and acts as public spokesperson on matters of policy. The Mayor is also the link between Council and Management and plays a general supervisory role over the operations of the Council.
Under the Local Government Act, the Mayor:
Councillors are empowered to exercise direction and control through their function of allocating the Council's resources when the Annual Management Plan is being prepared. They are also given a key role in the creation and review of the Council's policies and objectives and the criteria relating to the exercises of the Council's regulatory functions.