Decision details

Election of Mayor of Taunton

Decision Maker: Taunton Charter Trustees

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Mayor opened the meeting, and invited her chaplain, Reverend Debbi Turley, to open the meeting with a short prayer.


Councillor Richard Lees proposed and Councillor Simon Coles seconded the following motion, which was carried unanimously.




"That Councillor Susan Lees be elected Mayor of Taunton for the ensuing year".


Councillor Susan Lees then repeated and signed the Declaration of Acceptance of Office.


The Mayor addressed the Charter Trustees and stated she had an ambition to be the best she can be, and to bring some cheer in what has been a difficult period.


Publication date: 16/06/2021

Date of decision: 25/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 25/05/2021 - Taunton Charter Trustees