Incumbent Corangamite Shire Council mayor Ruth Gstrein has been voted to again lead the council into the new year.
Cr Gstrein was elected mayor and Cr Geraldine Conheady deputy mayor on Tuesday night.
The positions were uncontested, with voting completed in a matter of minutes.
Cr Gstrein said she was thrilled by the re-nomination.
"Thank you for your confidence in my ability to serve as mayor," Cr Gstrein said.
"The last 12 months has been incredibly hectic for our organisation and will continue to be a very busy 12 months.
"I'm certainly looking forward to working with you for good outcomes for Corangamite Shire."
Cr Gstrein was first elected to Corangamite Shire Council in 2002, and was re-elected in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. She served three terms as mayor between 2007 to 2009.
Cr Conheady was first elected to Corangamite Shire Council in July 2020 in a by-election and re-elected in November 2020.
The new mayor and deputy will hold the position for one year, with the next election to be held in November 2022.
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