Meet Your Councillor – Michael Frost
Name: Michael Frost
Ward you represent: Weymouth West
Any committee roles? Finance and Governance; Environment and Services
Tell us a little bit about yourself:
I have lived in Weymouth most of my life. I was educated at Holy Trinity School, Weymouth Grammar School, and Dorset Institute of Higher Education. After leaving college I worked on historical research projects at the Nothe Fort and Portland Heritage Trust as well as volunteering with young people and older disabled groups. I have sung with a local community choir which recorded a CD and took part in a Radio 3 broadcast. I worked in the housing department at Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and Dorset Council, and for a housing association.
What motivated you to become a councillor?
To make a contribution to the community in which I grew up.
What do you enjoy most about the role?
Working with the other groups on the Town Council for the benefit of Weymouth.
What’s the most frequent issue you deal with in your ward?
Concerns over planning applications.
Do you have any advice for anyone thinking about becoming a councillor?
Keep an open mind and listen to all opinions.
How can people contact you if they have an issue to raise?
Contact me by visiting Weymouth Town Council’s website for more details.