Dinny Adem was was elected to Greater Shepparton City Council in a countback, following the resignation of Councillor Rob Priestly last month.
The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducted the countback of the votes from the October 2020 Council Election to determine who the incoming Councillor would be.
Mr Adem brings a wealth of experience having previously served as Mayor in 2016 and 2017, and Deputy Mayor in 2020 before retiring from Council.
Mayor, Councillor Shane Sali congratulated Mr Adem on his appointment, saying he looked forward to working alongside him in his new position as Councillor.
“On behalf of Council, I welcome Dinny to the team and look forward to working with him to achieve strong outcomes for our community,” he said.