|Deputy Lord Mayor of Brisbane|
Assumed office |
7 April 2011
|Preceded by||Graham Quirk|
|Brisbane City Councillor for |
Assumed office |
10 September 2005
|Preceded by||Michael Caltabiano|
|Political party||Liberal National Party|
Schrinner was elected Deputy Mayor since April 2011, after the post was vacated by incoming Lord Mayor Graham Quirk. Schrinner is the youngest person in Brisbane's history to be elected to the position.
Following the 2008 election, the Lord Mayor appointed Schrinner as the Chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee. This Committee was later expanded to become the Finance, Administration and Economic Development Committee.
Following the resignation of Campbell Newman as Lord Mayor in March 2011, the Council appointed Deputy Mayor Graham Quirk to fill the role of Lord Mayor until the 2012 election. At the same meeting, Schrinner was elected as Deputy Mayor.
The Quirk Administration was elected in its own right in April 2012 and Schrinner continued to serve as Deputy Mayor following the election.
Following the election, the Lord Mayor appointed Schrinner chair of the Infrastructure Committee. This role included oversight of major projects such as the $1.5 billion Legacy Way Tunnel, open level crossing eliminations at Bald Hills and Geebung and the reconstruction of the New Farm Riverwalk after the 2011 Queensland floods. He also trialled and successfully introduced pedestrian countdown timers at traffic signals across the city.
In 2014 he led the Brisbane Parking Taskforce, which aimed to reform car parking management across the city. The package of measures included the introduction of 15-minute free parking at more than 7,000 metered spaces.
In March 2016 election, the Quirk Administration was returned with an increased majority and Schrinner was re-elected Deputy Mayor unopposed.
Following the election, Schrinner was tasked with chairing the Public and Active Transport Committee, with special responsibility for the Brisbane Metro project.
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