Reality check

THERE appears to be two conflicting schools of thought about whether the new Toodyay Shire Council is doing a good job or not.

Opponents claim a new council majority elected last October is being led by the nose by a new shire CEO.

This is what happened last time, they say, and nothing has been learned from a damning State inquiry that made 25 adverse findings against an inept previous council and its disgraced former CEO.

Others say the WA Local Government Department and its Perth-based Director General are happy with Toodyay’s new shire leadership as it strives to clean up the mess left by the previous mob.

One side seems to be focussed purely on process, and the other on outcomes.

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