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Cr Peter Jensen

Elected Member Cr Peter Jensen

Suburbs Represented:
Gulfview Heights (part of), Para Hills, Para Hills West, Parafield, Parafield Gardens (part of), Salisbury East (part of), Salisbury South

Positions Held Summary:
2018 – Current: Elected Member, Hills Ward

Council Appointed Memberships:

Committee and Board Memberships (External):

  • Parafield Airport Consultative Committee
  • Parafield Gardens High School Governing Council

Council Committee Memberships:

Standing Committees:

  • Community Wellbeing and Sport Committee
  • Finance and Corporate Services Committee (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Innovation and Business Development Committee
  • Policy and Planning Committee
  • Urban Services Committee

Internal Committees/Sub Committees:

  • Strategic Property Development Sub Committee (Chairperson)
  • Tree Management Appeals Sub Committee (Deputy Chairperson)
  • Youth Council Sub Committee

Personal Statement:
As an Elected Member who lives and went to school locally, I'm aware of what is important to residents. When doorknocking, the cost of living is constantly raised. This is why I support putting a lid on Council rate increases. I will ask Council to employ locals instead of contractors to improve verge maintenance. I support free hard waste collection and a green waste bin. I will make it easier to remove nuisance trees and introduce a community bus service. I'll crack down on hoon drivers by introducing portable CCTV in hot spots. I'll ensure that Council provides high quality, parks, reserves, roads, footpaths and recycled water to homes. As an enthusiastic and community-minded local, it's my priority to increase the quality of basic services - whilst keeping rates low. Let's get the basics right before funding extravagance. I am always available at 0437 987 990.