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No money to pay wages Minister appoints Interim Administrator

Posted by Edgar Adams on 14 December 2020
No money to pay wages Minister appoints Interim Administrator

It took a crisis that saw Central Coast Council unable to pay the wages bill that forced Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock MP, to "Suspend" Central Coast Council and appoint an "Interim" Administrator to take control of what now appears to have been a totally dysfunctional organisation.

The appointment of Dick Persson AO, a career public servant and local government administrator with over 40 years' experience, for a three month term that could be extended a further three months to come up with a range of options to solve Council's financial woes that start with a deficit of $89 million but could be much more.

Author: Edgar Adams
Tags: Council News

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