Alpine and Benalla councils have both elected new female mayors, while Moira councillor Libro Mustica has been returned as mayor to serve a historic fifth term.
Alpine councillor Sarah Nicholas was elected mayor on Tuesday, with Katarina Hughes named deputy mayor.
Cr Nicholas was first elected to council in 2016.
"It's a great pleasure to work with my fellow councillors on behalf of our community during a time of uncertainty and recovery, where we can make a real difference," she said.
"The Alpine Shire community continues to face plenty of challenges and some fantastic opportunities - I'm excited to help shape the actions and achievements of the next year."
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Benalla councillor Bernie Hearn was named mayor at Wednesday's council meeting, with councillor Don Firth elected deputy mayor.
Cr Hearn was first elected to council in October 2016.
"I am honoured to be elected as mayor of the rural city and I will continue to work hard for our vibrant and diverse community, to ensure it continues to prosper as we emerge from challenging times," Cr Hearn said.
In Moira, Cr Mustica's election for a fifth term as mayor marks a historic occasion, with no other councillor having served more than two consecutive terms as mayor.
Peter Lawless was elected deputy mayor.
"Our past 12 months have been successful in many ways, however the next 12 months will be even better," Cr Mustica said.
Councillor Kevin Bourke resigned at Wednesday's council meeting.
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