Paul Truscott "humbled" to take out division 3 honours

PAUL Truscott was declared the incoming division three councillor on Monday after a 16-day wait.

Mr Truscott told the Chronicle he was elated and humbled by the result.

Paul Truscott was declared the incoming division three councillor
Paul Truscott was declared the incoming division three councillor Contributed

"I am really looking forward to being able to start making a difference on the Fraser Coast," he said.

Mr Truscott will replace incoming mayor Chris Loft in the division.

"He has been elected and we are going to work as a team to make this region a great place," he said.

Mr Truscott secured 46% of the vote compared to nearest challenger Mark Williams who took about 36%.



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