The designation of Jurgen Bauwens as a new mayor was in line with expectations. As the right hand of Du Tré for his "great example" as acting mayor during his absence.
“It is no obvious task to follow in the footsteps of Michel, to act. We will only save with teamwork within the college. That our entire party already unanimously behind me, virtue,” says Bauwens. Local party chairman Petra Buijsse confirms the support of the executive. “With the choice for Jurgen as a new mayor, we focus on stability and the vision and the ideas of Michel continued, something that the population en masse has chosen in October.”
The local politician is nominated since 2001 in the city of Waasmunster, but it was only in 2016 ships as the successor of Ludo Lenaerts. Three years ago, he had never thought that he was now the mayor would be. “Over the past two years felt like a rollercoaster. Ships are at the service of Michel was my dream, but the circumstances are what they are. Of course I was first with my wife, discussed or I this role would include, but I see Waasmunster, belgium and its inhabitants is a lot to like to the church in the lurch. I would like to join with my fellow aldermen continue to work on the Waasmunster of the future with a modern infrastructure.” Party Buijse also expresses its appreciation for the attitude of the coalition partner N-VA. “They have the past few days and very constructive drawn up and the necessary support is given to our deputy mayor, something that we strongly can appreciate.”