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By Your Valley
The Queen Creek Town Council has a new vice mayor for the new year.
On Wednesday, council voted unanimously to appoint Jeff Brown to serve as vice mayor with a term ending January 2023. He replaces Dawn Oliphant who served in the role for a year.
The vice mayor’s duties include:
- In the mayor’s absence, the vice mayor shall serve as the presiding officer of the town council meeting and/or at various ceremonial occasions in the community;
- In the mayor’s absence, sign official documents relating to local government;
- Assist the town council in setting goals and advocating policy decisions;
- Serve as the direct point of contact between the Queen Creek Town Council and elected officials of the community’s school districts (officially known as school liaison);
- Serve as a promoter of the Queen Creek community;