Caistor mayor ‘grateful’ to keep chains for second term

Carol Mackenzie EMN-160513-092354001
Carol Mackenzie EMN-160513-092354001

Caistor councillor Carol MacKenzie has been elected as town mayor for the second year running.

The decision was made at Caistor Town Council’s monthly meeting in the arts centre at the town hall on Thursday, May 12.

Following her election, Coun MacKenzie told the meeting: “I would like to thank my fellow councillors because that to me seems like a vote of confidence, and for that I’m grateful.”

Coun MacKenzie took over the chains from Coun Steve Millson last year.

Coun Alan Somerscales has been elected as Caistor’s deputy mayor, after a close run competition with Coun Mike Galligan.

Coun Somerscales and Coun Galligan each got five votes from their fellow councillors.

So the deciding vote was given to mayor Carol MacKenzie, who backed Coun Somerscales.

Coun Galligan served as deputy mayor for the 2015 - 2016 period.

Coun MacKenzie thanked Coun Galligan for all of his work and efforts over the past 12 months.