The status quo has been retained at Moyne Shire Council with Daniel Meade re-elected as mayor.
Cr Meade was the only nomination for the position, and as a result was voted in unopposed.
He was nominated by Cr Ian Smith.
It will be Cr Meade's second stint in the top role since being elected as a councillor in 2016.
A dairy farmer from Garvoc, Cr Meade was first elected as Moyne mayor in late 2019.
Speaking to the chamber during council's November meeting at Mortlake on Tuesday, Cr Meade thanked his fellow councillors for their nomination and support to fulfill the role for the next 12 months.
"I'll make sure I will do my best to repay the faith shown in me," Cr Meade said.
"I'll work hard for the people of Moyne as part of the seven-councillor team for the benefit of Moyne," Cr meade said.
"I look forward to the next 12 months and serving as mayor of the great shire of Moyne, as part of a collaborative team, as the shire looks ahead to the COVID-19 recovery."
Cr Meade said he was keen to welcome back visitors to Moyne and to help businesses and events to get back on track.
Cr James Purcell was elected as Moyne's deputy mayor, replacing Colin Ryan, who failed to win re-election in 2020.
"From my point of view, I look forward to the upcoming year," Cr Purcell said.
"We have a number of issues that any council will have and I look forward to working with the mayor and the council to do what we can for the people of Moyne Shire."
The appointment of Cr Purcell, who was the sole nomination for the deputy position, brings with it plenty of experience.
Cr Purcell is a two-time former mayor of the Moyne Shire, in 2010 and 2014.
Cr Purcell was one of three changes to the team of councillors after the 2020 elections.
While Cr Purcell is an old hand in the council chamber, Damain Gleeson and Karen Foster were sworn in as councillors for the first time.
Joining Cr Meade as councillors re-elected in 2020 are Jim Doukas, Jordan Lockett and Ian Smith.