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Information sessions for prospective councillors

Information sessions for prospective councillors

Armidale Regional Council will soon host important information sessions for prospective councillors.

Two information sessions will be held at the Council Administration Building in Rusden Street, Armidale from 6pm until 7.30pm on:

  • Monday 19 June This session was cancelled due to no registrations.

  • Tuesday 20 June Are you new to council? Come along to this session and gain some new insights.

The sessions will provide an overview of Armidale Regional Council, describe the role of a councillor and explain the role of the NSW Electoral Commission and how elections are conducted.

“Armidale Regional Council is a new council and presents fresh opportunities for the regional community. You could be a part of the new civic leadership team of eleven elected councillors,” said Administrator Dr Ian Tiley.

“I encourage innovative and community-minded people to consider nominating to be a councillor. Council needs strategic forward thinkers who are keen to be involved in the community – people who would like to make a contribution.”

Nominations for councillors close at noon on 9 August 2017. For information regarding the process of nominating to be a councillor go to www.votensw.info

To register to attend either of these sessions please contact Dianne Scopel on 02 6770 3619 or by email DScopel@armidale.nsw.gov.au

Elections for Armidale Regional Council are on September 9, 2017. Voting is compulsory. For information visit: www.votensw.info

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