An Extraordinary Meeting of Wingecarribee Shire Council has been called for the election of mayor and deputy mayor.
The meeting will take place on September 16 at 6 pm and the decision will be made by an open vote.
Councillor Garry Turland was initially concerned with the proposed date of September 23 as it fell on a council meeting.
"If we are all on Zoom, and you don't become the mayor again, and your sitting in the chair and someone else becomes the mayor, what happens? he asked.
"Who will chair the meeting?"
Mayor Gair said it was up to council to pick a day for the mayor and deputy mayor election.
Mayor Gair also said that according to the Office of Local Government if councillors were voting by secret ballot then they all must attend council chambers.
"If you are voting by show of hands then you don't have to be physically present," he said.
Councillor Peter Nelson put forward a motion to move for an extraordinary meeting of council on September 16 at 6 pm.
"If you have it at 6 pm the community can zoom in on the meeting and watch the election themselves," Cr Nelson said.
"At 3:30 pm they will all be at work."
All councillors voted unanimously for September 16 election.
Councillor Larry Whipper was not present in council. Gordon Markwart recently resigned from council.
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