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Benalla Rural City intends to reappoint CEO without advertising

Benalla Rural City council last night resolved to give notice to reappoint chief executive Tony McIlroy without advertising the position.

August 14, 2014 8:00am

Benalla Rural City Council has resolved to give notice of its intention to reappoint chief executive Tony McIlroy without advertising the position.

The resolution was made at its ordinary council meeting last night.

The current chief executive contract expires on December 31, 2014. Council will advertise its intention to reappoint on Wednesday, August 20.

Mayor Barbara Alexander said council, through the CEO Employment Matters Advisory Committee, carefully considered the options available.

“We believe reappointing the current CEO is in the best interests of Benalla Rural City,” Cr Alexander said.

“As part of our careful deliberations, we conducted a thorough and rigorous performance appraisal of the CEO.’’

For full story see next week’s Ensign.

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