Richard Beecroft to join Council

Published on Tuesday, 13 February 2024 at 12:44:46 PM

  • The vacant position on Council created by Cr Riccelli’s departure will be filled by Richard Beecroft
  • Mr Beecroft will be sworn in on 19 February 2024

Following the resignation of Councillor Sue Riccelli on 29 January 2024, Richard Beecroft will be sworn in next Monday, 19 February 2024. 

Under reforms to the Local Government Act 1995, Mr Beecroft was offered the vacant position on Council as the next unelected candidate. Mr Beecroft will serve for the remainder of Cr Riccelli’s four year term, with his term expiring in October 2027. 

Mayor Phill Cronin said “On behalf of the Council I welcome Mr Beecroft to the team and look forward to working with him.” 

Objectives outlined in this statement are aligned with the City of Busselton’s Strategic Community Plan (2021 - 2031) Key Themes Leadership: A Council that connects with the community and is accountable in its decision making. 

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