MidCoast Council general manager Glenn Handford has resigned.
Mr Handford tendered his resignation to councillors at the ordinary meeting on Wednesday, December 20.
Councillor Brad Christensen stated on social media that Mr Handford had accepted a position in the private sector.
MidCoast Council is preparing a statement to address numerous questions presented for response by the Manning River Times.
You may also be interested in:
Administrator John Turner appointed Mr Handford to the position of general manager and in July Mr Handford stated that he wanted to “continue in the role as general manager because I think MidCoast Council has a phenomenal future.”
“We can be seen as a significant player in regional NSW, the work that we have achieved under my leadership as a recently merged council has been recognised on many occasions by the State government.”
He said he was “really looking forward to engaging with the new elected council. Seriously, one of the reasons I stay in local government is that I actually enjoy working with the elected council and creating a vision and making that vision happen. I am enthusiastic about the new council.”