Shire of Denmark councillor set to resign

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Shire of Denmark councillor Yasmin Bartlett will resign mid-term after listing work and personal reasons for her departure in October, one day before the scheduled ordinary election.

Cr Bartlett has represented the Scotsdale-Shadforth ward since October 2015 and said it has been a tough decision to resign.

“It has been a wonderful experience to serve the community as a councillor over the past two years and I will miss working with my fellow councillors and the dedicated employees at the Shire,” she said

“The decision to resign mid-term was not an easy one, but one that best reflects my personal circumstances.”

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Shire chief executive Bill Parker praised Cr Bartlett’s work as a councillor.

“Since her election to council in 2015, councillor Bartlett has worked tirelessly and represented the community on a broad range of committees and working groups,” he said.

“Yasmin was a strong advocate for improving compliance across the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework and was central to council’s decision to dedicate significant resources in this area.

“I wish Yasmin the very best with her future endeavours and thank her for her service to the community.”

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