The Mayor of Ashford is the borough's first citizen. He/she is elected for a year's term of office at the annual meeting of the council in May.
The Mayor of the Borough of Ashford for 2018/19 is Councillor Mrs Jessamy Blanford, who represents the Ashford Borough Ward of Great Chart with Singleton North.
The Deputy Mayor for 2018/19 is Councillor Mrs Jenny Webb, who represents the Ashford Borough Ward of Norman.
Responsibilities of the Mayor include:
For more information on the Mayor's badge and chain of office please visit our Borough Regalia.
Donations should be made payable to "The Mayor's charity fund".
If you are interested in supporting the Mayor’s charity please contact the Mayor's personal assistant.
Please contact Member Services, as early as possible. If the engagement is agreed relevant information must be sent to them at least two weeks before the event.
Telephone: 01233 330317
or write to:
Kent TN23 1PL
The Mayor always has precedence in Ashford borough, except in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen or her representative.