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4 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, September 11, 2008 MB COUNCIL ELECTIONS www.innerwestweekly.com.au Mixed area's range of issues Ashfield offers a multicultural shopping experience to residents and visitors. Residents of ASHFIELD COUNCIL area will vote on Saturday according to their local wards. Here we profile the lead candidates on each ticket, in each ward, in the order they appear on the ballot. EAST WARD Caroline Stott (Ind): I have been an independent councillor since 1999. I have kept residents well informed and stood up fearlessly for their rights. My first priority will be the implementation of residents' parking schemes. Patrick Kelso (Greens): I have several years' experience in mana- gerial and team leader roles in IT. I love the village atmosphere in Summer Hill and want to protect it from over-development, the M4 East and poor long-term planning. Philip Mansour (Lib): I will try to be a good local representative, putting the concerns of the resi- dents first. I want to restore dignity to the east ward in con- trast to what's been happening in the past with feuding councillors. Alex Lofts (ALP): I will work for the extension of light rail through Summer Hill and for balanced redevelopment of the mill. I support the Greenway proj- ect and will work to preserve the village atmosphere. Julie Passas (Ind): I am stand- ing for truth, accountability and for politicians to have respect for the residents and ratepayers. I'd like to see Ashfield as the Double Bay of the Inner West. NORTH EAST WARD Lucille McKenna (ALP): If re- elected I will continue to work to protect the character of our area, lobby for light rail to Haberfield, strive for the restoration of Yasmar, improve community ser- vices and develop a plan to revital- ise Haberfield shops. Lyall Kennedy (Greens):I have lived in Haberfield with my wife and two children for 23 years. If elected, I will work to reduce the council's carbon footprint, in- crease community involvement in council and preserve heritage. Tom Watson (Lib): I'm passion- ate and have the ideas and ability. I am interested in traditional family values. I want to see Ashfield start moving again, in development and business terms. Ted Cassidy (Ind): I will con- tinue the work I have done for the past 17 years and encourage famil- ies to remain in Haberfield and not be forced out by oppressive preservation rules from those who want Haberfield to become a mu- seum and not a living suburb. NORTH WARD Mei (Jeanette) Wang (ALP):I will work hard on the issues of the cleanliness of our streets, roads and footpaths. I want a long-term plan for the future of Ashfield pool and to focus on improving the Croydon North precinct. Antonella (Selene) Deglie- sposti (Greens): I am concerned about over-development, es- pecially when it does not pay due consideration for neighbouring properties. I will also promote initiatives which help to reduce our overall carbon footprint. Nick Adams (Lib): I have served council for five years. I see the enormous potential for im- provement and leadership. I want to restore Ashfield to its former glory and make it a happening place. Monica Wangmann (Ind):I f re-elected I will work hard to represent residents and small business, keep rates low and will lobby tirelessly to restore and upgrade public transport. I will protect the low-rise character and upgrade the outdoor pool. SOUTH WARD Marc Rerceretnam (Greens):I was elected in 2004 and have worked tirelessly against unsym- pathetic high-rise development. I spearheaded a campaign to re- vitalise the town centre and the policy push for coin-operated shopping trolleys. Mark Drury (ALP):I fr e - elected, I will continue working to build the new civic centre and library, remove graffiti, improve the look of the town centre and revitalise and preserve Pratten Park and improve environmental management. Morris Mansour (Lib): I will try to restore the south ward to its former glory by tackling issues such as the widespread graffiti, repair of footpaths and revitalisation of the Liverpool Rd business area. Yang Ye (Unity): I have an in- depth understanding of cross- cultural issues. I speak English, Mandarin and Cantonese. As a businesswoman, mother and com- munity worker, I understand the needs of businesses and residents. PUBLIC NOTICE DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL DA2008/354 2-4 ELLIOTT STREET AND 2 VICTORY AVENUE, BELFIELD A Development Application has been lodged by Young Kim for the continued use of the premises as a place of public worship (Korean Buddhist Temple). HOW TO VIEW The application and plans can be viewed at Council's Customer Service Centre between 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays) until 18 September 2008. MAKING A SUBMISSION Submission should be made in writing with the grounds of objection clearly stated. Submissions should quote the reference shown at the top of this notification and be addressed to the General Manager, Strathfield Municipal Council, PO Box 120, Strathfield 2135, or email council@strathfield. nsw.gov.au before 4:30pm on 18 September 2008. For further information please contact 9748 9999. 2035097i iww wk11
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