Election of Chairman & Town Mayor
At its Annual Council Meeting held on Tuesday 16 May 2017, Horley Town Council re-elected Cllr Mike George as the Chairman & Town Mayor for 2017/2018. Cllr Kevin Etheridge was also elected as Vice Chairman and Deputy Town Mayor.
Cllr George said that “… it is a great privilege to lead this council for another and I hope to build on the excellent work of my predecessor, Richard Olliver. It is my intention to continue to make the council as open and accessible whenever possible to all the residents of Horley. The Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance will continie to be my preferred charity.”
Cllr Mike George (Residents’ Association) has lived in Horley for 48 years with his wife, Sue, and has 1 daughter and 2 sons. He has worked in the airline industry for many years and has served previously as Chairman of the Planning Committee for several years.
At the first meeting of the new municipal year, all members were elected onto the main Committees. Committee Chairmen will be elected later at their respective Committee meetings. The schedule of Council meetings is available here.