UKIP councillor Brian Rush will become Boston’s 483rd mayor from the middle of May this year.
Councillor Rush, who represents the Staniland ward, accepted office at a meeting at Boston Borough Council on Monday, February 27.
He is a member of a number of committees on the council including the Boston Town Area Committee and the planning committee.
He said: “I will be proud to wear the red robes of Boston.”
Councillor Rush will take over from the current Mayor, Councillor Stephen Woodliffe on May 15.