New Deputy Mayor for City of Nedlands announced

Following the resignation last week of former Deputy Mayor, Bill Hassell, a new Deputy Mayor has been elected at a Special Meeting held in the Nedlands Council Chamber last night.

Cr Leo McManus, a Nedlands Councillor for the past nine years, was elected 7 votes to 5.  Cr McManus has lived in Mt Claremont for more than 30 years and has been actively involved in the community throughout this time as a member of the Claremont-Nedlands Lions Club, McCusker Foundation, Claremont-Nedlands Cricket Club and Claremont St Vincent de Paul Society.

Cr McManus was first elected to the Nedlands Council in 2011 with an aim to ensure sound financial management within the City was maintained and improved upon. 

Cr Fergus Bennett has been appointed to the CEO Performance Review Committee, and Cr Andrew Mangano has been appointed to the Public Arts Committee.