|Hindmarsh Shire Council tonight elected Cr Rob Gersch as its mayor for the next term.
Cr Gersch represents the West Ward of Hindmarsh and is currently Chair of Rural Councils Victoria.
The meeting was held at the Nhill Memorial Community Centre on Wednesday night and included a number of award presentations, as well as the formality of electing a new mayor.
Long Term Staff Service Awards
Dorothy Austin (15 years)
Glenda Keller (30 years)
Donald Fritsch (35 years)
Trevor Merrett (30 years)
Barry Parker (30 years)
Heather Richards (45 years)
Garry Salt (15 years)
Joel Schulze (15 years)
Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council
The 2020 Hindmarsh Shire Youth Council was also announced at the meeting, with the following candidates successful.
Jasmine Robins, Tessa Leach, Gracie Hurlstone, Clarissa Bigham
Chloe Baker, Charlotte Revell, Jack Kalms, Tehya Clake
Alexis Farmers, Trinity Cannell, Lani Elliott and Laine Crafter
The Young Citizen of the Year will join the Youth Council when awarded in January 2020.