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Humphries re-elected Moree mayor; Ritchie ousts Price as deputy mayor

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Councillor Katrina Humphries (right) was elected to the Office of Mayor, with Councillor Stephen Ritchie (left) elected to the position of Deputy Mayor.

COUNCILLORS of Moree Plains Shire Council were today welcomed to office with the first meeting of the new Council taking place this afternoon.
Councillor Katrina Humphries was elected to the Office of Mayor, with Councillor Stephen Ritchie elected to the position of Deputy Mayor.
General manager Lester Rodgers welcomed the new Council comprising:
1. Mayor Councillor Katrina Humphries
2. Deputy Mayor Councillor Stephen Ritchie
3. Councillor Kerry Cassells
4. Councillor George Chiu
5. Councillor Jim Crawford
6. Councillor Michael Montgomery
7. Councillor Sue Price
8. Councillor Greg Smith
9. Councillor John Tramby
“It is really pleasing to see a group of enthusiastic individuals ready to shape the present and future of our wonderful Shire. I welcome all the Councillors and look forward to working with them over the coming four years,” Mr Rodgers said.
The term of the mayoral office will run until September 2018 (for two years), with the Deputy Mayor elected for one year.

MPSC Media Release: September 29, 2016