Cr Kevin Mack voted Mayor for 2014-15

22 September 2014

Councillor Kevin Mack has been elected Mayor for the 2014-15 term. Cr Ross Jackson has been elected Deputy. 

Cr Mack won a 6-3 vote that will see him embark on his second consecutive term as Mayor. Cr Ross Jackson was elected as his Deputy.

Cr Mack thanked his Council colleagues for their support.

"Being Mayor can be a challenging role but I receive incredible support from my fellow Councillors. We are a collaborative group united by our passion for this community. I thank my fellow Councillors for their support, and their vote of confidence in me."

"The past 12 months have been a fantastic learning experience and I'm looking forward to working with my council colleagues to deliver on the many opportunities ahead of us."

"In many ways I feel as though my first year as Mayor was an apprenticeship. Having learned the ropes and built relationships right across the community I am very keen to tackle this role for a second term. I love this city and it's a great privilege to serve the people of Albury in this way."

In accepting the position as Mayor, Cr Mack also acknowledged the support of his family.

"Becoming a Councillor takes time and sacrifice. I couldn't do this without the support of my family and they are a huge motivation for me to deliver the best I possibly can for this city."

Cr Mack said his major priorities for the 2014-15 term would be continued financial responsibility while helping Council deliver the new Retro Youth Cafe and Albury Art Gallery.