Mystery Toodyay referees recommend discredited former CEO for new top job

TWO anonymous Toodyay referees have helped former shire CEO Stan Scott to secure a new highly paid job as Cuballing Shire CEO after 15 adverse findings against him were tabled in the WA Parliament less than two years ago.

Mr Scott was publicly censured for financial mismanagement, failures under local government law, conflict of interest and unethical conduct in seven years of mistakes and lapses that cost Toodyay ratepayers hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Former Toodyay councillors – the last of whom departed last October – were blamed for their ongoing failure as employers to manage Mr Scott’s performance.

It is understood some former councillors rejected the findings as “unfair”.

It is understood none of Toodyay’s current councillors or CEO provided the referee reports.

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