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Former Mayor Retires

Former Mayor Retires

Councillor Gary Norton has tendered his resignation

Swan Hill Rural City Council has announced that Councillor Gary Norton has tendered his resignation as a Councillor.

Councillor Norton has represented the Murray Mallee Ward since 2003. He served as the Mayor of Swan Hill Rural City Council from 2006 till 2008.

Gary Norton thanked the community for the support during his tenure.

“This has not been an easy decision, but after a lot of thought and discussions with my family, I feel it’s time for me to take a step back,” he said.

“I look forward to keeping in touch with the community and seeing the continued growth and transformation of Swan Hill Rural City Council.”

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Mayor Ann Young thanked Councillor Norton for his dedication and contribution.

“Councillor Norton has been an integral member of Council, seeing a number of major projects come to fruition as well as showing a dedicated passion for the Mallee,” she said.

Councillor Norton’s last day with Council will be 31 March 2019.

The Victorian Electoral Commission will manage the process of electing a new Councillor to the Murray Mallee Ward.

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