SITTING councillor Julie Honner has announced her intention to seek another term on the Central Highlands Council and has provided the following statement for publication.
“Vote 1 Julie Honner: I am 62 years old and have lived in the Central Highlands Municipality for all but 6 months of this time. I have been driving the the school bus from Miena to Bothwell for almost 35 years. I have volunteered on numerous committees as well as volunteered at the local school, I am secretary of the Central Highlands Shack Owners Association, on the Anglican parish committee Bothwell, member of the Steppes Hall committee, and I have run the CDCS Great Lake Christmas party for 22 years.
“I believe that you are a councillor for the entire municipality not just where you live, and that everyone should be treated equal, regardless of their background, and working as a team player and supporting the mayor, deputy mayor and councillors for a strong council. I am always contactable in person or by phone and there to help anyone if they need assistance.”
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