Formal Election of the Deputy Mayor
Councillor D Roberts proposed Councillor B E Mansbridge as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2013-14, which was seconded by Councillor K Moran.
A vote was taken on the motion, and it was
Councillor B E Mansbridge be elected as Deputy Mayor for the Municipal Year 2013-14.
The Civic Party retired for the exchange of regalia and Chains of Office.
The Declarations of Acceptance of Office were administered to the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor by the Chief Executive.
Councillor G Davies addressed the meeting, thanking the Council for his election to the Office of Mayor and stating that his chosen charities for 2013-14 will be Macmillan Cancer Care and Cancer Aid Merthyr Tydfil.
Bouquets of flowers were presented to the retiring Mayor, Councillor L Mytton, the elected Mayoress, Mrs Mari Davies, and the elected Deputy Mayoress, Mrs Brenda Mansbridge.