• Shire of Ashburton CEO resigns

    The Shire of Ashburton Council and the CEO Neil Hartley have reached a mutual agreement that Neil’s contract will end on Wednesday 15 March. Beyond that, all details must remain confidential.

    Shire President Kerry White said that Neil is well liked by Councillors and in his 3 ½ years as Ashburton’s CEO he has enabled the Shire to progress through a very busy and often challenging period. 

    "Neil has been instrumental in coordinating the progress of a range of projects, including overseeing the completion of the Onslow Airport, and the new Swimming Pool in Onslow, and in addition to this, has also progressed many internal administrative and operational process activities."

    "We wish him all the best for the future, in whatever role or function he wishes to pursue," said Cr White.

    In terms of next steps, the recruitment process will commence shortly for an Acting, and then permanent replacement CEO.

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