Tuesday 29 June 2021
For immediate release
Keith Cook has been elected as a councillor for West Ward within Baw Baw Shire Council, as the only remaining eligible candidate in West Ward from the October 2020 general election.
The Election Manager, Mary Facci, declared the result at 10.30 am today, after Mr Cook completed a written declaration specifying he was still qualified to be a Councillor.
The extraordinary vacancy arose due to the resignation of Councillor Ben Lucas.
A by-election will be required if any further vacancies arise for West Ward within Baw Baw Shire Council.