Big field for nine council jobs
By SALLY GORDON
VOTERS should have a field of around 24 candidates to select from when filling out the ballot paper for the Clarence Valley Council election.
On March 5, voters will hit the polls to decide who will make up the inaugural nine-member Clarence council.
Clarence Valley Council returning officer Ray Endean said the Grafton State Electoral Office yesterday was inundated with nominations at the last minute.
The call for nominations closed at 5pm sharp yesterday.
Councillor nominations, including group ticket entries, will be formally declared tomorrow.
The following is a list of Clarence Valley Council nominations:
Shirley Adams ? Grafton; Glenda Macphail ? Townsend; Tim Shannon ? Harwood Island; Graeme Causon ? Brooms Head; Maureen Ridgway ? Maclean; Tony Wade ? Halfway Creek; Ian Tiley ? Maclean; Jim Simmons ? Maclean; Peter McKenna ? Grafton; Terry Flanagan ? Glenreagh; Cathy Peck ? Kungala; Bruce Sahlqvist ? Grafton; Brendan Morant ? Wooloweyah; Grace Clague ? Brushgrove; Paul Covington ? Grafton; Simon Williams ? Wooloweyah; Helen Tyas Tunggal ? Angourie; Sally Haig ? Glenugie; Chris Gulaptis ? Maclean; David Bale ? South Grafton; Leo Ellis ? South Grafton; Cec Hyde ? Jackadgery; Gregory Duroux ? South Grafton; Mark Kingsley ? Gulmarrad.