Role of the Young Mayor
Morgan Stear was officially welcomed into her new role as a Civic Young Mayor back in October last year at the Annual Council meeting and has since been busy working on various campaigns with the Barnsley Youth Council.
The role of our young mayor is to represent the youth council and promote their work.
The young mayor is working with schools and other organisations to make services more available to young people.
Our Young Mayor
Over her years as a Youth Councillor, Morgan has been an advocate for promoting the national Make Your Mark campaign, ensuring that young people have their voices heard. Morgan has also helped develop regional campaigns on hate crime, protecting the environment and transport.
Mayor of Barnsley
The Mayor is a ceremonial post held by a member of the council and elected annually. The Mayor is the town's first citizen and has the civic responsibility of representing and promoting the borough.