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Council: Byron Shire

Town/city: Ocean Shores

Number of years in shire/LGA: 18

Current councillor? No

Clubs/sports/interests: Queens Park Rangers FC

Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’? Yes – Group E: Karin Kolbe, Phil Preston and Bill Mackay

Brief description:  Own and run printing business in Mullumbimby: Mullumbimby Printworks.

2 What has motivated you to stand?

Lack of action by the current council in the north of the shire.

3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?

Keep it a happy, healthy and thriving place to live and work.

4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment

Only allow development where suitable, and work with the existing communities.

5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?

Sports ground, swimming pool and a youth activities centre for Ocean Shores/Brunswick Heads, better lighting in Ocean Shores. Potholes and public transport.

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