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Offbeat At 19, Ardéchois Hugo Biolley is (for now) the youngest mayor of France

22:06  25 may  2020
22:06  25 may  2020 Source:   nouvelobs.com

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  A 19 ans, l’Ardéchois Hugo Biolley est (pour l’instant) le plus jeune maire de France © Copyright 2020, L'Obs

On the eve of his 19th birthday, he received a tricolor scarf and "lots of responsibilities ”as a gift… Saturday 23 May, Hugo Biolley became the mayor of Vinzieux, a village in the Ardèche, and probably the youngest city councilor in France.

The municipal councils elected in the first round installed no later than May 28

This student from Sciences-Po Grenoble was a candidate on an unlabeled list, the only candidate in Vinzieux (450 inhabitants approximately), in the north of the department. The outgoing mayor did not stand for re-election.

At 19, he is the youngest mayor of France, by @AshleyChevalier https://t.co/KfFlr27Apy

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Among the eleven municipal councilors elected on March 15, others had gathered more votes, but it was he who was appointed mayor on Saturday May 23, unanimously by the council, on the eve of his 19 years, according to the regional press.

An age which should make him the youngest city councilor in the country but the Ardèche branch of the Association of Mayors of France is still cautious, the municipalities where the elections were played in the first round having until Thursday evening to install their new executive.

"A lot of responsibilities"

Asked by the newspaper " the liberated Dauphiné " Saturday 23 in the morning at the end of the municipal council, Hugo Biolley, "happy", confided that he expected "a lot of responsibilities" , which he has seen in recent weeks with the health crisis.

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His priority in the coming days: to distribute masks to the inhabitants. "My priority in the coming days will be to manage the distribution of the masks supplied by the urban area of ​​Annonay. There are two per person and since it is a small village, we will distribute them directly in the mailboxes. Then, it will be necessary to tackle the substantive subjects: how to revitalize our small village, favor the animations or the concerts… We will create two tools, a website and a Facebook page to publicize Vinzieux and inform the inhabitants ”, reports France 3 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes .

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