24.7 C
Byron Shire
February 26, 2021

Warren Polglase – Tweed candidate

Latest News

Tweed Council rejects Casuarina disability viewing platform

Issues of queue jumping, the allocation of Tweed Shire Council’s resources in both time and money, and responding to...

Other News

Interview with Michael Balson, creator of Ocean to Sky

Local filmmaker helps tell the story of Edmund Hillary’s last adventure, in the film, Ocean to Sky

Call to protect oceans from plastic and pollution

A new sign has been installed at Main Beach, Byron Bay, calling for increased awareness and collective action on the issue of marine debris and pollution. 

Police confirm Main Arm drug operation

NSW Police have finally confirmed what pretty much every one in Main Arm already knows – they are conducting drug operations in the north of the Shire.

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Will the Lennox Park pavilion survive?

Ballina Shire Council will today debate the future of the Lennox Park pavilion/dressing shed, which is slated for removal as part of the Lennox Village Vision concept plan.

Facebook fails

Adrian Gattenhof, Mullumbimby American spoilt brat Zuckerberg may have done adults around the world a great favour with his screamy...

1 Candidate details

Name: Warren Polglase

Council: Tweed Shire Council

Town/city: Tweed

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
Bill Larkin
Karen Embrey

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.


Support The Echo

Keeping the community together and the community voice loud and clear is what The Echo is about. More than ever we need your help to keep this voice alive and thriving in the community.

Like all businesses we are struggling to keep food on the table of all our local and hard working journalists, artists, sales, delivery and drudges who keep the news coming out to you both in the newspaper and online. If you can spare a few dollars a week – or maybe more – we would appreciate all the support you are able to give to keep the voice of independent, local journalism alive.

1 COMMENT

  1. Warren- The type of jobs you deliver go to a conga line of QLD number plated utes- not locals!
    The massive developments do not deliver local jobs- we saw what happened at Salt.
    As they almost cancelled their Christmas Carolls for lack of funds this year- I would hardly count them as a sucessful achievement for the Shire. More of the same won’t solve it.

    We need Real Jobs for Real People- as advocated by Jen HAYES.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Bringing down the heat in our ‘hood

How well we survive the future depends on our vision for our towns and suburbs – and on how we bring that vision about.

Resilience through biodiversity and awareness

The Byron Shire Resilience and Regeneration Roadshow will be in Brunswick Heads this Saturday, as part of a series of events across the region tackling the question: ‘How do we create more resilient communities in 2021?’

Housing affordability on agenda at Ballina

With the housing crisis worsening in Ballina and across the Northern Rivers, councillors agreed that something had to be done about the problem at their meeting yesterday.

Final stage of Lismore Base Hospital gets underway

The redevelopment works commenced in late 2016 and the final stage is now getting underway to complete the Lismore Base Hospital refurbishment.