JENNIFER Anderson has been elected Macedon Ranges Shire mayor for the fifth time since 2014.
The west ward councillor was chosen on Tuesday and will represent the council for a year.
Councillors elected south ward representative Rob Guthrie as deputy mayor.
Cr Anderson said she was honoured to be re-elected and looked forward to a year ahead hopefully filled with increasing freedom to interact face to face with constituents as COVID-19 restrictions ease.
"While the past year has very been challenging, I'm very proud of our resilience and how we have responded to this time of great change and uncertainty, both as a Council and a community," she said.
"There are exciting times ahead. I look forward to building on what has already been achieved and ensuring Macedon Ranges Shire continues to be an outstanding place in which to live, work and visit," she said.
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