1 Candidate details
Name: Jack Sugarman
Council: Byron Shire
Number of years in shire/LGA: 25+
Current councillor? No
Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’?
Member of Hemp Party but not on ticket
Brief description: A frustrated older Australian having watched rates going up and services decline.
2 What has motivated you to stand?
Have a gutful of failed promises.
3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?
Merge Ocean Shores and the north with Tweed Council, and Ballina, Byron, Lismore and Rous combined and administered in Goonellabah.
4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?
I don’t know.
5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?
Lack of infrastructure – world ‘pothole capital’.