Three Rivers District Council announces its new Chairman and Vice-Chairman

29th May 2018

At the Annual Council Meeting of Three Rivers District Council on 22 May 2018, Councillor Phil Williams was elected as Chairman of the Council for the 2018/2019 Civic Year. 

Cllr Williams was first elected to the Council in July 2017. He has lived in Three Rivers all his life and went to St John’s school in Mill End followed by Rickmansworth School. 

His partner of 29 years and Consort is Catherine Perkins. They have three sons who have all attended local Schools. His dad, Graham Williams was a Three Rivers Councillor for over 20 years, leader of the Conservative, and Chairman in 2000/01. His brother, Tim Williams, was Three Rivers youngest ever Councillor back in the 80's, and is now a Watford Borough Councillor and Hertfordshire County Councillor.  

On being elected, Phil said: I am delighted to have been elected as Chairman of Three Rivers District Council, and I am honoured that my fellow Councillors have put their faith in me. I am proud to represent the community of Three Rivers and I want us to continue having a greener, cleaner, safer, district.” 

On the same evening, Councillor David Coltman was elected as Vice-Chairman of the Council for the 2018/2019 Civic Year. He joined the Council in July 2017 and has lived in Carpenders Park for over 17 years with his wife Valerie, who will also be his Consort, and two children.