New mayor for Rockdale

Labor’s Shane O’Brien is the new Rockdale mayor and independent councillor Liz Barlow is the new deputy mayor.

Both were elected unopposed.

It is Cr O’Brien’s first time in the top job and Cr Barlow replaces independent James Macdonald as deputy mayor. 

Outgoing Labor mayor Bill Saravinovski said he would not to stand again so he could spend more time with his family.

Cr O’Brien thanked the council for its unanimous support.

He said there were exciting times ahead for the council with the Bexley Pool upgrade and the construction of a central library at Rockdale on the agenda for the next four years.

What do you think of the new team at Rockdale?