A new mayor has been appointed for the Dacorum borough following the annual mayor-making ceremony on Wednesday, May 12.
Councillor Stewart Riddick who has acted as Deputy Mayor for the past two years has been appointed the new Mayor of Dacorum.
He has also lived in the borough for over 40 years and has a wealth of experience serving the community in his role as councillor for Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield since 2015.
On his appointment cllr Riddick said a big thank you to previous mayor cllr Terry Douris for his efforts serving the borough.
He said: “I would like to extend my cordial thanks to Councillor Terry Douris, for the admirable and efficient manner in which he has discharged his duties in the Office of Mayor of the Borough of Dacorum during the past two years.
“I would especially like to recognise the past 18 months, in particular during the COVID-19 pandemic, and wish to place on record everyone’s appreciation of his unstinting energy and sound judgment, dedication and actions during that period.”
Cllr John Birnie was appointed Deputy Mayor for 2021-2022. Cllr Birnie has been a Dacorum Borough Councillor since 2015, representing Adeyfield East Ward.