Media Release: Cr Paul McLeish Elected as New Mayor

18 May 2016
Well Governed Council


Cr Paul McLeish

Mullum Mullum Ward Councillor Paul McLeish has been elected Mayor of Manningham at a Special Meeting of Council held on Tuesday 17 May 2016.

Cr McLeish replaces former Councillor Jennifer Yang following her Mayoral resignation on Saturday 30 April 2016. He will be Mayor for the remainder of the Council term concluding on 21 October 2016.

As a local Donvale resident for more than 13 years, Cr McLeish has a passionate connection to the community and is also a strong advocate for protecting the green wedge and improving public transport within Manningham.

This Mayoral term marks Cr McLeish's second time in the role, having served as Mayor in 2014/15. He has been a Manningham Councillor since November 2012.

Cr McLeish said the Mayoral role was a great privilege and he looked forward to helping Manningham stay in good stead over the coming months.

"I would like to thank my fellow Councillors for the opportunity to again serve our community as Mayor and for again placing their trust in my leadership. I look forward to continuing to work effectively together as a Council for the benefit of our community."