Cardinia Shire’s new Mayor and Deputy Mayor elected for 2021-22
Ranges Ward Councillor Jeff Springfield has been elected Mayor of Cardinia Shire at Council’s annual statutory meeting this evening.
Cr Springfield said he was excited about the appointment and expressed his gratitude to his fellow councillors for their votes of confidence.
This is the second time Cr Springfield has been Mayor of Cardinia Shire.
Cr Springfield said he was looking forward to leading the Council in the year ahead.
“I am thrilled to be leading this Council as Mayor over the next 12 months,” he said.
“The year ahead will be an important year for our residents as we recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We have seen so much social and economic disruptions recently and we must assist our community where we can as their elected community leaders.”
Officer Ward councillor Tammy Radford has been elected as Deputy Mayor for 2021-22.
Cr Radford said she saw the role of Deputy Mayor as being an extremely strong support and sounding board for the Mayor,
“I look forward to taking on this role and have the full support of my family to take on this exciting position.
“As Deputy Mayor I will continue to provide one hundred per cent commitment to supporting our community recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.”