22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110

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Councillors of the Municipality of Hunters Hill

 

MAYOR OF HUNTERS HILL

Councillor Mark Bennett

markbennett@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 9879 9400

North Ward

Councillor Ben Collins

bencollins@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 0426 923 669

 

 

South Ward

Deputy Mayor 

Councillor Jim Sanderson

jimsanderson@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 0403 669 940

North Ward

Councillor Elizabeth Krassoi

elizabethkrassoi@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 0419 171 380

 

 

CouncillorJustineMcLaughlin

South Ward

Councillor Justine McLaughlin

justinemclaughlin@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone : 9817 7120

North Ward

Councillor Ross Williams

rosswilliams@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

Phone: 0417 490 646

South Ward

Councillor Zac Miles

zacmiles@huntershill.nsw.gov.au

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Hunters Hill Council Elections

At the 1999 Council elections, Council conducted a referendum asking residents of the Hunters Hill Municipality if they would like the opportunity to vote for the office of Mayor and if they wished to reduce the number of elected Councillors.

Both questions were answered in the affirmative and became operative from the next quadrennial elections scheduled for September 2003. The State Government subsequently postponed these elections until March 2004, to allow a structural reform program for local councils to be implemented.

The 2004 Local Government Elections held 27 March 2004 saw the first popularly elected Mayor in Hunters Hill, changing the previously Councillor elected Mayor who stood for a 1 year term, to a Mayor chosen by the people for a 4 ½ year term.

This election also signified the changing of wards. Previously, 3 wards existed within the municipality – East, Central and West Wards. The ward boundaries were changed to North and South Wards only. In response to the results of the referendum, the previous number of 9 Councillors was reduced to 6 Councillors plus the Mayor and divided between the wards.

Councillor Mark Bennett is the popularly elected Mayor until the next ordinary election of the Council. Councillor Jim Sanderson has been elected Deputy Mayor for a one-year term, commencing 23 September 2019.

The NSW Government announced on Friday, 12 June, 2020, that the local government elections will be held on Saturday, 4 September 2021.

It follows the decision to postpone the September 2020 council elections for 12 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health and safety of candidates, voters and NSW Electoral Commission staff.

The NSW Electoral Commissioner made the request to postpone the elections.

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said current councillors will continue to hold their civic offices until the rescheduled local government elections are held on 4 September 2021.

Disclosures of Interest

Councillors and designated staff are required to disclose any matters that may involve a conflict of interest between their private business and personal interests and their council duties.

These disclosures are recorded in a Disclosure of Interests Register maintained by Council.

Upon appointment, Hunter’s Hill Council will make available for inspection original copies of its Register of Disclosures of Interest.

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Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400