Chairman of Forest Heath District Council
The chairman is elected by the Council annually. The chairman presides over all council meetings and also represents the district at social, charitable and civic functions.
Mayor of St Edmundsbury Borough
Areas are broadly designated boroughs or districts. A borough has usually been granted the title historically by royal authority, boroughs will have a mayor. There are two types of mayor:
- a ceremonial mayor - who chairs council meetings but cannot make decisions about council business, they also represent the borough at official events
- an elected mayor - who has been elected by the public and has the power to make decisions (such as in London)
You can view the civic events calendar for occasions that the mayor or deputy will be attending.
You can also view a list of previous Mayors of St Edmundsbury
You can view admissions to the Freedom of the Borough
Freedom of the Borough Protocol
Nomination form for Freedom of the Borough