I would like to pay tribute to the voters in Meadowhead who showed faith in me.

Working hard over the last three years, I know that this ward is full of assertive residents with opposing views, evidenced by the close result.

The turnout was 63.3 per cent with both parties working hard to secure this diverse ward.

I vow to everyone in Meadowhead that I will continue to fight for their concerns, regardless of their political opinions.

Coun Konrad Tapp, Meadowhead Ward Blackburn.