Peterborough City Council elects a Mayor to serve for one
year. The Mayoral year is always busy and the Mayor will
attend many functions including formal civic events
and the annual meeting of the Council. At the beginning of the year
the Mayor will nominate charities which will receive the proceeds
from the fundraising undertaken during the year. The Mayor receives
many invitations to events and functions throughout the year and so
many of these are attended by the Deputy Mayor when the mayor is
Peterborough City Council elects a Mayor to serve for one year. Councillor David Over was elected on 16 June 2014.
Councillor Christopher Harper was elected Deputy Mayor for the year at a Full Council Meeting held on 16 June 2014.
Listing of the Mayor's appearances for events during the forthcoming weeks.
Although the powers of mayor have diminished over the years the role has retained its importance.
The word 'Mayor' derives from the French 'Maire' which in turn probably originated from the Latin 'Major' meaning the greater or superior.
There is no shortage of former mayors currently sitting in the council chamber.
Invite the Mayor of Peterborough to attend, open, speak or make a presentation at an event.
Guidance for the organisers if the Mayor is attending your function.