Chairmen of five of Dunedin's six community boards were
elected and all board members officially signed on this week
at the boards' brief inaugural meetings.
Incumbent Bill Feather was re-elected as chairman of the
Mosgiel Taieri Community Board, with newcomer Mark Willis as
his deputy. Cr Kate Wilson has been appointed the councillor
representative on the board.
Scott Weatherall was elected chairman of the Saddle Hill
Community Board, after Keith McFadyen stood down from the
chair, and Pam Jemmet was elected deputy chairwoman.
Cr Andrew Whiley is the appointed councillor representative
on the board.
Gerard Collins was returned as chairman of the Waikouaiti
Coast Community Board, with Alasdair Morrison as his deputy.
Former deputy chairman of the Chalmers Community Board Steve
Walker was elected chairman, following the retirement of
long-term chairwoman Jan Tucker. Trevor Johnson was elected
Cr Andrew Noone is the councillor representative on both the
Waikouaiti Coast and Chalmers boards.
Christine Garey was elected as chairwoman of the
Otago-Peninsula Community Board, following the retirement of
previous chairman John Bellamy. Paul Pope was elected as her
deputy and Cr Neville Peat is the councillor representative.
The Strath Taieri Community Board, to which Cr Mike Lord has
been appointed the councillor representative, is to have its
inaugural meeting next week.