You are encouraged to stand

�A strong local government has a long-term and significant impact on its community, and this is an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of that,� he said.

Nominations open on September 3 and close on September 10 at 4pm.

Enrolled electors will receive a postal voting package about three weeks before polling day.

The pack will include the list of candidates, ballot papers, instructions on how to vote and a declaration.