St Ives Town Council announces new Town Clerk

The Mayor of St Ives, Cllr Tony Harris, has announced that the new Town Clerk will be Louise Dwelly.

Councillor Harris said having a permanent Town Clerk was key to the council’s success.

He said: “Louise has been the interim Town Clerk for five months, doing an excellent job and providing real stability for the council.

“It is essential that she continues the work she has started to put the council on a stable footing and address some of the challenging issues that the council is dealing with now and in the future. We feel Louise is the best person to do this job’’.

Cllr Harris added: “I am excited to continue to work with Louise, who has the skills and record of achievement we believe are critical to lead the council. We are all excited to see where Louise’s leadership will take the council in the coming months and years.”

Mrs Dwelly takes up her new role on 4 May 2020, and was appointed following a competitive process.

She said: “I am honoured to have been appointed as the St Ives Town Clerk. It is a privilege to continue to be part of an organisation that delivers high-quality services and has dedicated staff who are passionate about their work.

“We are a forward-looking council, striving to make a positive impact to our residents, businesses, voluntary organisations and visitors. I will continue to serve the council by enabling colleagues and councillors to make a real difference.”