The Mayor is elected each year at the Annual Town Council meeting which is held in May. The Mayor has two roles as Chair of the Town Council and Civic Ambassador for the town.
There are many engagements undertaken by the Mayor in which he/she acts as a link between the various groups and organisations in Hexham. The Mayor can also take the Council’s message into the community and work to encourage and foster positive working relationships between the Council and other organisations and individuals in the town.
If you would like the Mayor to attend an event you may be organising or simply to ask him/her a question please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Town Mayor 2019-2020 Robert (Bob) Hull
Councillor Bob Hull was elected as the Mayor of Hexham at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on May 13th. On the same evening Councillor Stephen Ball was appointed as the Deputy Mayor.
On accepting the office of Mayor Councillor Bob Hull said he was delighted and proud to be elected as Mayor and would work hard on behalf of the town. He wanted to be ambitious for Hexham and would work with the community to help take Hexham forward. His essential messages were to harness the community spirit of the town and to make the narrative as positive as possible.
Mayor’s Charity Fund
Cllr Hull announced the creation for the first time of a Mayor’ Charity Fund. This will be entirely separate from the Town Council’s funds and monies raised will be distributed to local charities at the end of the mayoral year. Each Mayor will choose his/her charities and decide on the fund raising activities which will take place.
During his year of office Bob will work to raise funds for his charities of the year as follows:
- Great North Air Ambulance
- Hexham Youth Initiative