What they said at Wednesday's council meeting

"My wife and I are going to the opera this Wednesday night." Chris Loft on his week's plans

WINNER: Chris Loft is celebrating his sucess after being declared the Fraser Coast's new mayor - and he has wasted no time outlining his big plans for the regoin, including what will happen to rates bills. photo Lea Emery / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Christ Loft Emery

"When you Google Hervey Bay I think it should bring you to Hervey Bay." Denis Chapman on the difficulty of getting to the region.


1. Anti-mosque petition divides council amid fierce debate

2. Rude or offensive, you'll be banned from council's meetings

3. Narrow endorsement on plan to change name of Bay suburb

Roadworks created the problem - Stagnant water lines Moorabinda Drive in Sunshine Acres. Resident Denis Chapman heads the petition against the works. Photo: Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Denis Chapman Valerie Horton

"At eight o'clock in the morning when we're singing I actually feel a bit sorry for the neighbours." Anne Maddern on morning church.

Anne Maddern can only keep her fingers crossed and wait for the final votes to be counted in her bid to win the division 2 seat. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle
Anne Maddern Alistair Brightman


"The ladies do love me - I get a lot of hugs from the old ladies." James Hansen on attending Country Women's Association meetings.

Councillor James Hansen is critical of Fraser Coast Opportunities.
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