New councillor for Maroondah City Council

Tuesday 22 March 2022

For immediate release

Linda Hancock is Wonga Ward's new representative on Maroondah City Council, after a by-election was held to fill an extraordinary vacancy.

Ms Hancock was among 10 candidates standing for the by-election and she will represent Wonga Ward on Maroondah City Council until the next general council election in October 2024.

The Election Manager, Bill Kennedy, declared the result at 2 pm on Tuesday 22 March in the Council Chamber, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood.

The extraordinary vacancy arose due to the resignation of Councillor Nora Lamont.

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