Councillor Stan Cain has been named as the next Douglas mayor.
Councillor Cain’s appointment is to be confirmed at the council meeting on May 14 and he will succeed Councillor Carol Malarkey.
The decision was made at a private meeting of the council held on Friday March 28. Councillor Cain will hold the post for the year ending on May 12, 2015.
A member of the council’s Housing and Property Advisory Committee, Councillor Cain lives in Willaston and represents Athol ward. He says he is committed to serving the ratepayers of Douglas and supporting younger people in their housing needs,