The Mayor is elected by members of the Council at the Annual Meeting each year in May and serves for twelve months. The Mayor presides over Full Town Council meetings and is responsible for ensuring all Councillors are encouraged to partake in discussions and that meetings are conducted properly, with the aim of producing clear, lawful decisions. The Mayor is legally entitled to a casting vote.
The Mayor is the first citizen of Chepstow and represents the Council at civic and ceremonial functions, in the Town and the wider community and is entitled to an approved allowance to meet expenses of their office.
The Mayor represents the Council and promotes the decisions and views of the Council and not themselves and cannot legally make a decision on behalf of the council.
The Mayor for the Civic year 2023/2024 is Cllr Margaret Griffiths and the Deputy Mayor is Cllr Tudor Griffiths.
Cllr Margaret Griffiths, Town Mayor 2023/2024
Cllr Tudor Griffiths, Deputy Town Mayor 2023/2024