At Petworth Town Council’s Annual Meeting on 21st May 2020, Councillor Liz Singleton was unanimously elected to the role of Chairwoman of Petworth Town Council. Liz, who was the Council’s Vice Chairwoman since May 2019, takes on the role following Chris Kemp’s decision to step down from the position of Chairman; a role he held since May 2014.
Following the election of the Chairperson, Cllr Alan Copus was unanimously elected to the role of Vice-Chairman. Alan, who is also the Council’s Chairman of the Finance & General Purposes Committee, has been a Petworth Town Councillor since 2013.
Liz Singleton, Chairwoman of Petworth Town Council, commented “I am delighted to have been elected as the Chair of Petworth Town Council. I would like to thank Chris for the commitment and dedication he has given whilst Chairman of the Council for the past 6 years. Chris has led the Council to achieve many things not least the adoption of our award winning Neigbourhood Plan in 2018. We have a very competent Council with a variety of skills within our team. The Town’s Councillors are committed to ensuring Petworth is a great place to live, work and visit. I look forward to developing the Town Council’s partnerships with community groups, charities, businesses and other agencies on behalf of our residents.”