New and fa­mil­iar faces

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

CITY of Su­bi­aco coun­cil­lors Stephanie Stroud, Julie Mathe­son, Ju­dith Gedero and Hugh Richard­son were re-elected at the lo­cal gov­ern­ment elec­tions on Satur­day night.

Malcolm Mum­mery and Pe­ter McAl­lis­ter were elected to re­place re­tir­ing coun­cil­lors Leanne Pot­ter and Garry Trinder.

Shen­ton Park res­i­dent Mr Mum­mery formed the Dadour Group to op­pose the State Gov­ern­ment’s coun­cil amal­ga­ma­tions and said he hoped to re­solve “key ten­sions” within Su­bi­aco, in­clud­ing the AFL mov­ing away from Su­bi­aco Oval, res­i­den­tial den­sity and wan­ing com­mer­cial vi­brancy.

Daglish res­i­dent Mr McAl­lis­ter, who served as a coun­cil­lor from 1994 to 1999, said his pri­mary fo­cus would be re­gain­ing coun­cil con­trol of de­vel­op­ment ap­provals and pre­vent­ing traf­fic and park­ing from dam­ag­ing Su­bi­aco’s amenity.

Ned­lands coun­cil is un­changed, with Mayor Max Hip­kins and coun­cil­lors Toni James, Nigel Shaw, John Wetherall and Leo McManus re-elected un­op­posed. Crs Ian Ar­gyle and Joe Porter were also re-elected.

Town of Clare­mont East ward coun­cil­lor Anita Lorenz lost to res­i­dent of 14 years Kate Main.

Ms Main said her pri­or­ity would be en­sur­ing the com­mu­nity was prop­erly rep­re­sented dur­ing the North East Precinct process.

Crs Alas­tair Tul­lock, Chris Mews, Pe­ter Browne and Pe­ter Ed­wards were re-elected.

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