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CCTV boost in Swan

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SEVEN overt mobile CCTV towers have been rolled out across the City of Swan – three in Ellenbrook and four across Bennett Springs, Beechboro, Malaga and Lockridge. The boost in security surveillance is thanks to more than $187,000 of Commonwealth ...

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Market fees causes hot debate in council

By Rebecca Peppiatt A request by Mundaring Garden and Farmer’s Market for a waiver of site fees was put to Shire of Mundaring councillors on Tuesday at their monthly meeting, causing lengthy debate and divided opinion. Mandy and Andrew Osenton, ...

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EMRC leadership changes

SWAN deputy mayor Mel Congerton has been elected the new Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) chairman. Cr Congerton was elected unopposed at the EMRC special council meeting on November 4. The deputy chairman position went to former Kalamunda deputy mayor ...

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Lucas looks to heal council

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By Claire Ottaviano NEWLY elected City of Swan Mayor David Lucas says he is setting the bar high, starting with himself, to improve relations within the council chamber. One week after his election, Mayor Lucas sat down with Echo News ...

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Fresh faces in Mundaring

By Rebecca Peppiatt EMOTIONS ran high at the Shire of Mundaring offices this week when six fresh faces were sworn in as councillors and a new president and deputy were elected to take the lead. Last Saturday’s local government election ...

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Kalamunda council elected

By Melissa Sheil AS the dust from the 2021 local government election settles, the new City of Kalamunda Council line-up now has a decidedly feminine edge. Alongside eight female councillors to four male with two fresh faces, the City appointed ...

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Councillors bid farewell

By Rebecca Peppiatt IT was curtains down for six Shire of Mundaring councillors this week who attended their last meeting on Tuesday with some heartfelt farewells. Councillors David Lavell, Toni Burbidge, Ian Green, Darrell Jones and Jason Russell spoke to ...

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$285k to shake up status quo at City

By Claire Ottaviano A NEW division headed by a $285,000 job title has been created within the City of Swan to “reinvent”  the City’s approach to key problem areas. The City is currently in the process of hiring a new ...

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Swan residents claim rates system is unfair

By Claire Ottaviano CITY of Swan rates will come under the microscope this financial year after a review of the City’s rating system was placed on the chief executive’s performance targets list. But rural residents fighting inconsistent ratings in rural ...

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