The ASU remains concerned that any possible merger will result in job losses. Peoria County has a Board-Administrator structure. 9670 Sorell electors were enrolled for the 2011 elections, comprising 9463 (97.86%) from the State House of Assembly roll and 207 (2.14%) from the General Manager’s roll. Report on the 2011 Sorell Council Election Elections were held for the positions of Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2 year terms, and 5 Councillors for 4 year terms. ASU members at Sorell Council should be proud of the effort that they put in during negotiations for your new EA. In recent years the town of Sorell has grown significantly, as it has become a regional, commercial and business centre for the South East region of the State. The Board proposed a transitional process that would see the election of councillors for a new, amalgamated council by the end of 2019. The law doubled the amount of council members from 12 to 24 and dropped the “Training” part of the title because the council deals with other matters such as professional regulation, among other changes. Sorell Council is situated 25 km east of Hobart and extends from Fingerpost Road on the Tasman Highway to approximately 2 km south of the Dunalley Hotel at Dunalley. The total land area of the municipality is 582.6 km2. The Sorell Council Facebook page provides an avenue for communication between council and the community. The council, formerly known as the Criminal Justice Training Council, was modified under Act 166, which went into effect in October. The aim of our page is to provide information about what’s happening within the municipality, to share news and enable the opportunity to actively engage with our community. Chairman of the Sorell and Tasman Affected Area Recovery Committee. It is a fantastic municipality with a family friendly lifestyle and is … Kerry Vincent, Mayor, Sorell Council (co-chair) Jan Barwick, Mayor, Tasman Council (co-chair) Robert Higgins, General Manager, Tasman Council Chairman of South East Regional Development Association. Member of the Business Council of Sorell. Seeking input from members of the community on recovery needs and communicating with members of the community regarding recovery-related services and program; Membership Members. Sorell Mayor Kerry Vincent, whose council voted in favour of a merger, said it was pleasing Tasman was again open to amalgamation talks. The ASU is aware, through media reports, that the Sorell and Tasman merger is again on the table following the election of a new Council in Tasman. Sorell Council has voted for a merger but Tasman Council has rejected the move. The 18-member board (one representative per district) has a peer-elected chairperson and delegates the day-to-day duties to a hired administrator who supervises various county departments. Only 25 minutes out of beautiful Hobart, we are the gateway to the East Coast and Tasman Peninsula. Sorell Council’s slogan is ‘Community Coast Country’ and this sums us up perfectly. Kerry has also been involved in many other projects and associations over the years and is an energetic contributor to local communities. Clarence City Council, Sorell Council, Glamorgan Spring Bay Council and Tasman Council KPMG is pleased to present our Final Report into options for enhanced shared services and potential boundary reforms for the four participating councils in the south east region of Tasmania. The Board recommended that the Sorell and Tasman Councils pursue voluntary amalgamation, because of the potential to deliver a range of financial and strategic benefits for both Councils and their communities. 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