Upper Hunter Mayor Voted In

Maurice Collison has been returned to his position of Mayor at an extraordinary meeting of Upper Hunter Shire Council tonight.

His position was unopposed and he thanked his fellow councillors for their faith in his capacity to fulfill the job.

Cr James Burns and Cr Sue Abbott contested the position of deputy mayor with Cr Burns voted in, five votes to four.

For the full story on who will be our civic leaders across our region see Friday’s edition of The Hunter River Times.