In 1977 the Council was granted Borough status and the first Mayor was elected. Since being granted Borough status in 1977, there have been 42 Mayors in office including the current Mayor, Councillor Derek Burnett BEM.

The Mayor represents the Borough by attending over 300 events during their civic year in office. These engagements include official openings, play schemes, sports functions, charity events, special occasions such as golden weddings and other significant anniversaries and birthdays.

The Civic Office was named Civic Office of the Year 2012.


Cllr Derek Burnett BEM

Councillor Derek Burnett BEM was installed as the 42nd Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe at the annual meeting of Broxtowe Borough Council held in May 2018.

Find out more about the Mayor by downloading his Mayor's Profile. (.pdf) (377KB) (Opens in a New Window)






Deputy Mayor 

The Deputy MCllr Brownayor, Councillor Michael Brown will assist Councillor Burnett as Deputy Mayor during the 2018/19 civic year.

Councillor Michael Brown has been a member of Broxtowe Borough Council since 1999. He is currently the Vice Chair of Community Safety.

In his free time, Michael is an avid amateur photographer, and he has been a member of his local camera club for thirty years.

Michael also owns and runs a well-known cycle shop in Eastwood. He is looking forward to his year in office as Deputy Mayor.

Request a Visit

If you would like to invite the Mayor to attend an event, special anniversaries or birthday, please  fill out the online form (Opens in a New Window).

We aim to respond to requests within 7 working days wherever possible.


Each year, the Mayor supports chosen charities and organises a number of events to help raise money for these charities. This year the Mayor has chosen to support SSAFA and East Midlands Ambulance Service

Full details about the Mayor's planned charity events are available by visiting the Charities Page.

Past Mayors

Should you wish to know about Broxtowe's history, you can view a list of all of our past mayors. (.csv) (1.41KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Civic Office
tel: 0115 917 3210