Welcome to Wetherby Town Council

Mayor of Wetherby

Town Mayor 2022/23 - Councillor Neil O'Byrne

Each year in May, the Town Mayor is elected by a vote at the Annual Meeting of the Town Council.

Councillor Neil O'Byrne was elected as Mayor for the 2022/23 civic year.
Councillor Dawn Payne is the current Deputy Mayor.
A list of former Mayors can be viewed here

This is Councillor O'Byrne's third term of office as Mayor. It is the usual custom for the Mayor of Wetherby to serve a two-year term. Members felt that Councillor O'Byrne's first two years had been unduly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and as such re-elected him for the 2022/23 period. 

If you wish to invite the Mayor to an event or function, please contact the Town Council offices, giving the following details:

  • Date, time and expected duration of your function.
  • Whether you require the Mayor to perform a specific function (e.g. starting a race, cutting a ribbon etc).
  • Background information if you require the Mayor to give a speech.
  • Parking arrangements.