The Mayor, Gary Johanson has today announced his intention to stand for the South Australian State election to be held 17 March 2018.
He will formally take leave of absence from his position as Mayor of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield following the Ordinary Council Meeting on 13 February 2018.
Mr Johanson will not be using any City of Port Adelaide Enfield resources or making any claims for expenses from the Council during this time.
Deputy Mayor, Matt Osborn will undertake any Mayoral duties as required, and act as the Council spokesperson during the period of Mr Johanson’s leave.
Mr Mark Buckerfield, Acting Chief Executive Officer said that it will be business as usual for the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.
“As one of the largest Councils in the metropolitan area, we have an ongoing commitment to continue to work with our Elected Members, partners, businesses and the community to deliver the outcomes that will enable our community to reach its full potential.”