The Sorell Council Facebook page provides an avenue for communication between council and the community. 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. The total land area of the municipality is 582.6 km2. Chairman of the Sorell and Tasman Affected Area Recovery Committee. 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. Chairman of South East Regional Development Association. We held a successful protected action ballot and we came extremely close to getting the no vote on the EA; we needed just five more employees to vote no to get there. Kerry has also been involved in many other projects and associations over the years and is an energetic contributor to local communities. 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. The council, formerly known as the Criminal Justice Training Council, was modified under Act 166, which went into effect in October. ASU members at Sorell Council should be proud of the effort that they put in during negotiations for your new EA. Kerry Vincent Mayor Sorell Council. Peoria County has a Board-Administrator structure. 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. The ASU remains concerned that any possible merger will result in job losses. 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. 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. Chairman of Bendigo Bank – Sorell. 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. 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. Only 25 minutes out of beautiful Hobart, we are the gateway to the East Coast and Tasman Peninsula. 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. Sorell Mayor Kerry Vincent, whose council voted in favour of a merger, said it was pleasing Tasman was again open to amalgamation talks. Sorell Council’s slogan is ‘Community Coast Country’ and this sums us up perfectly. It is a fantastic municipality with a family friendly lifestyle and is … Tasmania’s unemployment rate remains one of the highest in the country and it would be […] Kerry Vincent, Mayor, Sorell Council (co-chair) Jan Barwick, Mayor, Tasman Council (co-chair) Robert Higgins, General Manager, Tasman Council Member of the Business Council of Sorell. 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. The Board proposed a transitional process that would see the election of councillors for a new, amalgamated council by the end of 2019. 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