Maldon’s new Mayor pledges to support local charities and businesses
By Ben Shahrabi
11th May 2022 | Local News
Councillor Andrew Lay has been elected as Town Mayor, at the Town Council's first annual meeting since lockdown.
Cllr Lay was elected to Maldon Town Council in 2019 and has been closely involved in the 850th Charter Anniversary Commemorations, VE and VJ Day Commemorations, along with arrangements for the Platinum Jubilee.
He said: "I have lived and worked in Maldon for many years, so I know what a great town it is.
"It will be my privilege to support the good works of many local people who preserve the economic, cultural, and social wellbeing of the town." Maldon Town Mayor Andrew Lay
"It will be my privilege to support the good works of many local people who preserve the economic, cultural, and social wellbeing of the town.
"I will be supporting local charities Homestart Maldon, the Essex Book Festival and the Heritage sites in Maldon by holding fundraising events within the town."
Cllr Lay also said the Town Council would work 'tirelessly' during this civic year, for the benefit of local residents and businesses.
He served as Deputy Town Mayor in the previous civic year, and will be supported by his wife, Karen, as Town Mayoress.
Maldon District Council chairman Councillor Mark Heard was also elected as Deputy Town Mayor. He too will be supported by his wife, Vicky, as Deputy Town Mayoress.