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List of mayors of Ku ring gai

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Style  Worship
Term length  1 year
Appointer  Ku-ring-gai Council
Deputy  Cr. David Ossip
Inaugural holder  Cr. William Cowan (Shire President) Ald. George Christie (Mayor)
Formation  8 December 1906 (as Shire President) 2 November 1928 (as Mayor)

This is a list of the Shire Presidents and Mayors of Ku-ring-gai Council and its predecessors, a local government area of New South Wales, Australia. The official title of Mayors while holding office is: His/Her Worship the Mayor of Ku-ring-gai.

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Map of Ku-Ring-Gai, NSW, Australia

Development of the office

Ku-ring-gai was first incorporated on 6 March 1906 as the "Shire of Ku-ring-gai" and the first Shire Council was elected on 24 November 1906. The first leader of the council was elected at the first meeting on 8 December 1906, when Councillor William Cowan was elected as Shire President. There would not be a Deputy President until the council election on 1 March 1920. On 22 September 1928, the Shire of Ku-ring-gai was proclaimed as the "Municipality of Ku-ring-gai" and the titles of 'Shire President' and 'Councillor' were retitled to be 'Mayor' and 'Alderman' respectively. In 1993, with the passing of a new Local Government Act, council was retitled as simply "Ku-ring-gai Council" and Aldermen were retitled as Councillors.

The current Mayor of Ku-ring-gai is Cr. Jennifer Anderson (Independent), who was elected on 20 September 2016.

References

List of mayors of Ku-ring-gai Wikipedia


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