Forbes Shire councillors elect Miller mayor, Roylance deputy

Mayor Phyllis Miller OAM, Jenny Webb, Maria Willis, Mathew Teale (Acting Director Planning and Growth), Janelle Clarke (Business Support), Stefan Murru (Director Corporate Services), Richard Jane (Director Engineering), Aidan Clarke, Brian Mattiske, Steve Loane (General Manager), Michele Herbert, Marg Duggan and Deputy Mayor Chris Roylance. Absent Councillor Steve Karaitiana.
Mayor Phyllis Miller OAM, Jenny Webb, Maria Willis, Mathew Teale (Acting Director Planning and Growth), Janelle Clarke (Business Support), Stefan Murru (Director Corporate Services), Richard Jane (Director Engineering), Aidan Clarke, Brian Mattiske, Steve Loane (General Manager), Michele Herbert, Marg Duggan and Deputy Mayor Chris Roylance. Absent Councillor Steve Karaitiana.

The newly-elected Forbes Shire councillors have elected Phyllis Miller OAM mayor and Chris Roylance deputy.

Forbes' nine newly-elected shire councillors had their first meeting on December 23: a short one where each took their oath or affirmation to represent the Forbes community.

They then called for nominations for mayor, with Phyllis Miller elected unopposed.

There were two nominations for deputy - Chris Roylance and Jenny Webb - with Cr Roylance elected deputy mayor in a secret ballot.

Mayor Phyllis Miller and Deputy Mayor Chris Roylance.

Mayor Phyllis Miller and Deputy Mayor Chris Roylance.