Cr David Bell

Councillor

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About Cr Bell

Ward: Torquay

First elected: 2012
Re-elected
: 2016
Mayor
: 2017-18

Cr David Bell, his partner Traci and their two sons moved to the Surf Coast in 2002. David’s family have holidayed in Aireys Inlet and Fairhaven since 1962 and after a number of interstate moves decided to make Bellbrae their home. They run a small organic farm and David manages the Torquay Farmers Market.

David has been a member of many groups in the community, and has served as President of the Bellbrae School Council, a member of the planning committee for the Surf Coast Secondary College and member of the College’s first Council. David is also a Director of the Regional Waste and Resource Recovery Group.

David has a keen interest in planning and how the planning system must be used to preserve the biodiversity of the environment and important farming land.

2019 Committees

  • Bells Beach Committee
  • Chief Executive Officer Employment Matters Committee
  • Hearing of Submissions Committee
  • Barwon South West Waste and Resource Recovery Group
  • Rural and Peri-Urban Advisory Committee (COGG) (sub)
  • G21 Planning and Services Pillar
  • G21 Environment Pillar