At the Town Council meeting held on the 12th May 2020, the Town Council elected Councillor Bob Massey as Town Mayor for the forthcoming year. Bob has represented the Chetwood Ward since 1988 and served as Mayor of Chelmsford for 2019-20, for 23 hours he was Mayor of both South Woodham Ferrers and Chelmsford.
The Town Mayor expressed his thanks to the previous Town Mayor Councillor Alan Shearring and Deputy Town Mayor Councillor Jackie Birch for their work under difficult circumstances during 2019 – 20.
The newly appointed Deputy Town Mayor is Town Councillor Murrough O’Brien who represents the Elmwood Ward. The Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor have chosen the branch of Parkinson’s UK that covers Chelmsford and South Woodham Ferrers as their Charity of the Year.