Clr Jerome Laxale re-elected as City of Ryde Mayor
Published on 10 September 2019
Clr Jerome Laxale has been re-elected as City of Ryde Mayor at an Extraordinary Council Meeting tonight.
Clr Laxale – a Labor member from the West Ward – was re-elected Mayor for a one-year term.
It will be Clr Laxale’s third term as City of Ryde Mayor having previously served in the role between 2015 and 2016 as well as between 2017 and 2019.
Clr Laxale said he was honoured to continue as City of Ryde Mayor.
“It is a tremendous privilege to be given the opportunity once again to serve the community as Mayor and I would like to thank my fellow councillors for their continued support,” Clr Laxale said.
“While this Council has achieved a lot in the past two years we acknowledge that there is still a great deal more to do to ensure that we continue to deliver for the community.
“We have a very important year ahead in which we will hopefully finalise plans for the Ryde Civic Centre site, address the chronic parking issues in Eastwood and continue to put a focus on improving our local environment.”
Clr Shuo (Simon) Zhou was re-elected as City of Ryde Deputy Mayor.
Clr Zhou – an independent from the West Ward – thanked his fellow councillors and the community for their continued support.
“The City of Ryde is a great mix of cultures, interests and diversity and as a member of this Council I hope we can continue to introduce positive changes over the next 12 months that will benefit everyone,” Clr Zhou said.