Councillor Hawke, who previously served as Mayor in 2008/09 will be extending his current Mayoral term.
Commenting on his selection, Councillor Hawke said:
I am delighted to be nominated by Ripon City Councillors in the selection for the position of Mayor for the second year running.
Cllr Hawke is proud to have been born in Ripon, he is currently semi-retired and has previously served in the North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service in Ripon.
The Annual Mayor Making Ceremony will take place this year on Wednesday 10 May 2023. The Mayor will be installed in a service at Ripon Cathedral on 21 st May 2023. Councillor Hawke has selected Councillor Eamon Parkin to serve as his Deputy Mayor.