Council starts hunt for new CEO as shire awaits inquiry result

Michael Sinclair-Jones

TOODYAY’S recently elected shire council has started looking for a new Chief Executive Officer.

It follows a controversial backflip by the former council in July to give current CEO Stan Scott (right) a 2.5 per cent pay rise to stay another year after voting only two months earlier not to renew his contract.

The new council voted 6-3 behind closed doors last month to call tenders for a CEO recruitment consultant based on ‘scope of services, experience, personnel and pricing’.

Mr Scott was authorised to report to the next council meeting at 4pm on Tuesday December 17 with specifications for hiring a consultant to help select his replacement.

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