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May 28th, 2020.

Seaford Councillor Rodney Reed has been elected as the Mayor of Seaford for the 2020-2021 municipal year. Councillor Reed was voted in as Mayor at the recent Annual Meeting of the Council held virtually on the 21st of May. At the meeting, Councillor Reed thanked outgoing Mayor Councillor Nazish Adil for her service to the town.

The new Mayor said: “I am honoured and humbled to have been appointed Mayor with the unanimous support of the Council. I look forward to working cooperatively with all Councillors for the good of our town and in being part of the town emerging from the current restrictions and being successful again in business and supportive in community.”

At the same meeting, Councillor Jean Cash was appointed as Deputy Mayor of Seaford. Councillor Cash is well known in the town for her teaching career at Seaford Head School, which included being one of the Deputy Head Teachers. Councillor Cash looks forward to working closely with the Mayor in supporting the Town Council and community.

Councillor and Mrs Reed arrived in Seaford from Cornwall by way of Birmingham and Dhaka. Councillor Reed has been managing director of several companies, including one he inaugurated in Birmingham and another in Dhaka. Before his retirement to Seaford and in recent years his work has been as a Sustainability Consultant, working on pollution prevention in the textile and leather processing sectors. During his time in Seaford he and his wife have become members of the Seaford Baptist Church. He has also represented Seaford Town Council on the outside bodies ‘Plastic Free Seaford’ and ‘Tree Wardens Group’. Councillor Reed is the outgoing President of the Martello Rotary Club.