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Elected Members

Our Council is made up of nine Elected Members including the Shire President.  The Councillors represent the residents from the two electoral wards of Esperance - Town and Rural.  The Councillors are elected by the ratepayers and residents of the district with elections held every two years and each Councillor serving a four year term.

 


Shire President

Cr Ian Mickel JP

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0429 097 154
Email: ian.mickel@esperance.wa.gov.au

Deputy Shire President

Cr Basil Parker

Term Ends: 2021
Mobile: 0427 751 149
Email: basil.parker@esperance.wa.gov.au

 

Town Ward

Cr Ron Chambers

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0407 117 339
Email: ron.chambers@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Steve McMullen

Term Ends: 2021
Mobile: 0406 912 780
Email: steve.mcmullen@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Jennifer Obourne

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0415 707 077
Email: jennifer.obourne@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Jo-Anne O’Donnell

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0409 086 591
Email: jo-anne.odonnell@esperance.wa.gov.au

​Cr Shelley Payne JP

Term Ends: 2021
Mobile: 0416 298 612
Email: shelley.payne@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Dale Piercey JP

Term Ends: 2021
Mobile: 0400 611 619
Email: dale.piercey@esperance.wa.gov.au

 

Rural Ward

Cr Wes Graham

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0427 992 793
Email: wes.graham@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Ian Mickel JP

Term Ends: 2023
Mobile: 0429 097 154
Email: ian.mickel@esperance.wa.gov.au

Cr Basil Parker

Term Ends: 2021
Mobile: 0427 751 149
Email: basil.parker@esperance.wa.gov.au

 

Electoral Ward Boundaries

The Shire of Esperance is divided into two wards, a Town and a Rural ward. 

Ward Review

The Shire of Esperance is conducting a review of its wards and representation and invites public participation in the review.

Ward boundaries and the number of councillors for each ward will be considered as part of this review.

A copy of the discussion paper is available here or a hard copy can be requested at the Administration Building on Windich Street.

Any person wishing to make a submission in relation to this matter must do so by 4pm 18 September 2020 to the Shire of Esperance, Windich Street, Esperance WA 6450.

Elected Member Training

Pursuant to Section 5.127 of the Local Government Act 1995:

(1) A local government must prepare a report for each financial year on the training completed by council members in the financial year.

(2) The CEO must publish the report on the local government’s official website within 1 month after the end of the financial year to which the report relates.

 

Elected Member Allowance & Payments

In accordance with 29C. of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations which require the local government to publish on their website:

(f) the type, and the amount or value, of any fees, expenses or allowances paid to each council member during a financial year beginning on or after 1 July 2020.

Councillor Payments - 2020/2021 Finanical Year

 

Register of Complaints

In accordance with s5.121(1) of the Local Government Act 1995 the CEO is required to maintain a register of complaints which records all complaints that result in a finding under section 5.110(2)(a) that a minor breach has occurred.

Register of Complaints - Minor Breaches