first_img– Tucker booted from deputy postWinifred Haywood was re-elected unopposed as Mayor of New Amsterdam when the Town Council held its mayoral elections in the Council’s chambers on Wednesday.Haywood, who was elected Mayor in 2017 when then Mayor Kirt Wynter resigned, was the only nominee for the post when the elections were held in the Council’s Chambers on Wednesday morning.Campton Grant was elected at the town’s new Deputy Mayor with more votes toMayor Winifred Haywood (seated) and some of the Councillors following the electionsreplace his only rival George Tucker who was booted from the position.Both Mayor Haywood and the Deputy Mayor, promised to do better for the enhancement of the town while at the same time providing improved services for the citizens. The Mayor also expressed gratitude for the support shown by the Councillors in her re-election and noted that although the past months of being Mayor were challenging, the Council was able to push through with maturity, professionalism and respect for each other while addressing various issues affecting the town. “This is not an election to us; it’s just a meeting because our job never stops.” Haywood noted.Although the Mayor has promised to do better for the township, she is also pleading with residents to abide by the laws and regulations of the Mayor and Town Council. The Deputy Mayor on the other hand acknowledged the Councilors for seeing the potential and ability in him to serve the citizens of New Amsterdam.last_img

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