Two long-serving Aldermen on the Katherine Town Council have confirmed they are not running in the upcoming election.
Jon Raynor and Toni Tapp Coutts have both told the Katherine Times they will be standing aside at the election in August.
She said she had decided it was time for her to let others have a turn.
"I've been there long enough, [Council] needs some young blood," she said.
"I've loved every minute I've been on Council, you never stop learning about your town."
"I am very proud of what Council has achieved in recent years with development of the Hot Springs, multi million dollar upgrades to the Sportsgrounds, Showgrounds, the beautiful new Town Square and finally the Emungalan Bridge is about to built.
"The new Council will inherit a very healthy Council with good governance, compliance, vision and a great team of people to work with."
Ms Tapp Coutts said she intends to spend her newfound spare time "enjoying life."
"Playing golf, painting, maybe writing a new book."
Having arrived in Katherine with the RAAF in 1995, Mr Raynor developed an attachment to the town which saw him make it his permanent home after returning from a tour in the Middle East in 2004.
He has also served his community as the President of the Katherine RSL and as the manager of Katherine Community Radio station 8KTR.
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