15 November 2017

Post No 16 – By Rusty Council Election – Greater Geelong City Council Council Meeting: Special Cr swear in and office holder election 18:30 Tuesday 14 November 2017 Election from the floor for the Mayor and Deputy Mayor for a term of two years. Nominations for Mayor                        Vote   Cr Bruce Harwood                               […]

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4 November 2017

Post No 15 – By Rusty Who is IN! GGCC – Councillor Election results 2017 Declared V E C 4 November 2017 at 3PM Bellarine Ward 1 Stephanie Asher 2 Jim Mason 3 Trent Sullivan Brownbill Ward 1 Eddy Kontelj 2 Sarah Mansfield 3 Peter Murrihy Kardinia Ward 1 Bruce Harwood 2 Ron Nelson 3 […]

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3 November 2017

Post No 12 – By Rusty GGCC Councillors: Fight for Our Library GRLC: Library – service delivery At the Mitchells Front Page forums on Pulse 94.7FM (Kardinia Ward 10/10/17) a question was posed on the library; Do you support the dismantling of the Geelong Regional Library Corporation being the provider of Library services to Geelong […]

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3 November 2017

Post No 11 – By Rusty   CoGG – Candidates Training Leading up to the Councillor Election of 28 October 2017 potential candidates attended a whole series of seminars.  I did not attend all of the sessions as several were repeats. I did however attend all of the seminars run by the various groups. The […]

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3 November 2017

Post No 10 – By Rusty Surf Coast Shire – Council Meetings Summary At just the time GGCC is bringing back a democratically elected Council they are also limiting the public’s access to engagement and information flow. The Surf Coast Shire has an open informal chat prior to the council meeting of just less than […]

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27 October 2017

Post #9 – By Rusty Jules François Archibald – The Archibald Prize benefactor The Archibald Prize 2017 at the Geelong Gallery from 28 October to 10 December 2017. I was at the members preview on 27 October. It was a well-attended event with the gallery offering two sessions on that day due to demand. The […]

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24 October 2017

INTRODUCTION. More from Candidates By Denis o”Bryan, candidate for Bellarine Ward STATEMENT Press Release CoGG inherits huge debt from Administrators – New Councillors must reconsider its benefit to Ratepayers Contact Denis for the graph CoGG loan balance was once low and stable In June 2008. a $3.125m loan for the Bellarine Aquatic Centre In June […]

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23 October 2017

INTRODUCTION. More from Candidates By Peter Mitchell, candidate for Brownbill Ward STATEMENT Long version: I have been looking through the commissioner’s report on the previous council and talking to other candidates who have had experience with the council operation – either internally or externally. The report recommends that a review be conducted in the Council […]

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