The Chairman of Richmondshire District Council is the first citizen of the District and speaks on behalf of the area and its community. The Chairman is also a member of the Council elected by fellow Councillors. The Chairman's term of office is one year, with elections taking place at the Annual Meeting of the Council each spring. A Vice-Chairman is also elected to assist in civic duties and to take the Chairman's place when the Chairman is not available. The Vice-Chairman for 2016/17 is Councillor Angie Dale.
Both the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman choose a Consort to support them in their duties.
Civic Duties:- As first citizen, the Chairman acts as Chair of the regular meetings of the full Council and holds a casting vote at these meetings.
|The Chairman for the 2016/17 Civic Year is Councillor Tony Duff.
News and Recent Events
The Chairman receives many invitations to events and occasions throughout the District and surrounding area during the year. The Chairman will also organise their own civic events. A list of those events the Chairman will be attending, or has attended, can be inspected by visiting the Civic Diary
Contacting the Chairman
If you would like to contact or invite the Chairman to an event that is being held, please contact the Chairman's Secretary, Caroline Pounder, at the District Council by post, telephone or e-mail.
Tel: 01748 829100 Ext. 44014
Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX