Deputy Mayor won’t stand for re-election

April 29, 2024 9:48 am in by

Mildura’s Deputy Mayor Mark Eckel won’t be standing for re-election at this year’s local government election.

He’s looking to retire after more than 20-years on Mildura Rural City Council, including time as Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

But he says he’s not impressed with the Victorian Government bringing in single-councillor wards for the municipality, saying there could be potential problems.

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Victorians go to the polls for local government elections in October.