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February 26, 2021

Warren Polglase – Tweed candidate

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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.

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  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.


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