The new Goldenfields Water Board held their first meeting of 2022 yesterday 27th of January, welcoming three new members to the board. This is the first time since local government elections the newly formed board has met.
New members to the board included, Coolamon Shire Cr Alan White, Hilltops Cr John Piper, and Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council Cr Abb McAlister.
Re-elected members to the board included, Temora Shire Cr Graham Sinclair, Bland Shire Cr Liz McGlynn, Junee Shire Cr Bob Callow, Narrandera Shire Cr Kevin Morris, and Hilltops Cr Matthew Stadtmiller.
All members of the board, both re-elected and new, were sworn in via Oath or Affirmation to Office, prior to the election of a Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.
The Board appointed Cr Matthew Stadtmiller as the new Chairperson, with Cr Bob Callow appointed as the new Deputy Chair.
Chairperson Cr Stadtmiller welcomed his appointment, stating he was humbled by his election to Chairperson and was looking forward to working with the new Board.
"I am humbled by the support of my fellow board members, and I hope to follow in the footsteps of our previous Chairperson, Mr Dennis Palmer, retired councillor for Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council," Cr Stadtmiller said.
"I will assist Goldenfields Water in conducting a professional business which services the community to the best of its ability, and I look forward to working with the Board, Deputy Chairperson Cr Bob Callow and Goldenfields Water General Manager, Aaron Drenovski."
The Board will meet again on the 24th of February 2022.
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