Councillor Brent Fleeton today advised the City's Chief Executive Officer of his resignation from his position of North Ward Councillor, effective as of 5pm on 29 June 2018. Cr Fleeton cited work commitments as the reason behind his resignation.
Mayor Dan Bull acknowledged Cr Fleeton's contribution to the City.
"On behalf of Council I would like to thank Cr Fleeton for his service to the community over the past two and half years,'" Mayor Bull said.
"Advocating on behalf of the community as a Ward Councillor can be a rewarding yet extremely demanding role. I respect Cr Fleeton's decision to step down from the role of North Ward Councillor to focus on his work commitments.
"Cr Fleeton was elected to represent the City of Bayswater's North Ward in October 2015. Since then Cr Fleeton has been committed to keeping rates low and ensuring local government remains focused on the delivery of core services valued by its community.
"A firm believer of transparent and open governance, Cr Fleeton championed a caretaker policy in the lead up to local government elections.
"Council will formally consider the implications of Cr Fleeton's resignation at its next meeting on Tuesday 26 June.
"I wish him all the best in his future endeavours.