Local Government elections will be held in October 2017. They will be run by the WA Electoral Commission as a postal vote.
There will be six vacancies -- for the Mayor, two Councillors each in West and Central Wards and one in East Ward.
These roles are currently represented by Mayor Howlett and Councillors Allen and Sweetman (West), Councillors Eva and Houwen (Central) and Councillor Smith (East).
Anyone aged 18 or older, and is on the local governments electoral roll, can nominate for council.
You cannot run for Council if you are:
He or she can run for council in any ward of that local governments district.