1 Candidate details
Name: Warren Polglase
Council: Tweed Shire Council
Number of years in shire/LGA: A resident for 23 years in the Tweed Shire
Current councillor? Yes If yes, how many years?: 16 years
Clubs/sports/interests: President of South Tweed Rotary Club,
president of Tweed River Art Gallery Board, president of Tweed River Art Gallery Advisory Committee
vice-president of Tweed Chamber of Commerce Gold Coast Suns AFL member, supporter of netball and all sports within the Tweed shire.
Are you a member of a political party or an organised ‘ticket’? Yes
If yes, which party or who else is on your ticket?: Stuart Cahill
Brief description:I believe in a strong family unit, having been self-employed in successful businesses in agriculture, project/building management, property management and finance. I have a belief in supporting community activities. [29 words]
2 What has motivated you to stand?
My commitment to the community to deliver outcomes for the Tweed shire community
3 What is your vision for the shire/LGA?<
To maintain a lifestyle and create job opportunities for families living in the Tweed shire
4 In your opinion, how can council best balance the need for further residential development with the need to preserve the local environment?
A better consultation between investors in the Tweed and the community to maintain a unique lifestyle that we have all come to enjoy.
5 What particular issues do you feel strongly about?
. maintaining Tweed Shire Council infrastructure and a need to increase road maintenance funding
. the ability to cap rate increases to a level which the Tweed shire residents can afford
. to create a vibrant small-business environment where we attract investors to the Tweed: the backbone of job creation
. secure Tweed Shire’s future water supply for 2012 and beyond.