The Town Mayor

© 2018 Jennifer Williams, Burnham & Dengie Hundred Review

The current Town Mayor is Councillor Wendy Stamp.

Councillor Stamp was elected to the office on 9th May, 2018.

The Town Mayor keeps a DIARY. Click here  to find out just some of what the Mayor’s been up to.

About the Town Mayor’s role
  • The Mayor is elected each year by the councillors at the Statutory Annual Town Council meeting which is held in May.
  • Mayors hold the office for a year, unless re-elected.
  • The Mayor acts as the chair of Town Council Meetings and has a casting vote if opinion is evenly split.
  • The Mayor sits on all the Town Council Committees.
  • The Mayor hosts receptions and other events organised by the Town Council, and acts as civic representative for the town at events in Burnham and beyond.
  • The Mayor normally wears the chain of office when formally representing the Town Council.

For a list of Town Mayors click here for the Council History page.

The Deputy Town Mayor

Cllr  Louise Pudney, after unveiling the plaque commemorating Burnham’s Dunkirk heroes. © 2018 Nick Skeens
  • The current Deputy Town Mayor is Councillor Louise Pudney.
  • She was re-elected, for a second term, on 9th May, 2018.
  • The Deputy Mayor’s role, as the name implies, is to stand in when the Town Mayor is absent.