Secret council backflip reverses CEO vote

By Michael Sinclair-Jones

A SECRET council vote behind closed doors has allowed Shire CEO Stan Scott to keep his highly paid job for another year instead of losing it when his contract expires next month.

The extraordinary backflip was described next day on ABC Perth Radio’s Breakfast program as “very strange, sudden and unusual” and comes in the middle of a formal State Government inquiry into the Shire of Toodyay.

Shire CEO Stan Scott (left), President Brian Rayner and Deputy President Therese Chitty discuss a confidential shire report during an adjournment in a debate behind closed doors about allowing Mr Scott to keep his job.

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