‘Council doesn’t listen’: Candidate’s independent view

MARK McConnell knows Division 7 in a way few others would.

Mr McConnell, a high ranking public servant, moved from Brisbane to Raceview about 20 years ago, fell in love with a local girl and never looked back.

For the past seven years, Mr McConnell has worked in public housing and, as the Regional Director for Housing and Homelessness Services for the entire southern district of the state, has a different perspective to those from a business or political background. His reason for running for a seat on the council is clear cut.

“I’m frustrated with the council,” Mr McConnell said.

“It’s time for change. Through my work I have found many people who are frustrated and annoyed with the fact they feel the council doesn’t listen.

“They present problems, and solutions, and often don’t even get a response.

“I figure, if you can’t change it from the outside, let’s go from the inside.

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