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NEW GENERAL MANAGER APPOINTED TO COUNCIL - 3 September 2018
Murrumbidgee Council has announced the appointment of its new General Manager.
Mr John Scarce will commence duties with Council on Monday 8 October 2018, replacing Mr Craig Moffitt, current General Manager, who has led Council for 13 years.
Mayor, Councillor Ruth McRae, said the appointment follows a comprehensive recruitment process, which saw 21 applicants express interest in the position.
The field of applicants was narrowed to three, with the decision being made at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council held on Wednesday 22 August 2018.
Mr Scarce has over 25 years experience in Local Government in Australia and Canada, with the majority of his career as General Manager. John’s most recent position was as City Manager for the City of Morden, Manitoba in Canada.
Mayor McRae said “John’s very diverse career as General Manager of rural, urban, remote and indigenous Councils, will stand him in good stead for the challenges faced by our small rural Council”.
“His strong advocacy for all things community, especially economic and community development, will ensure he is warmly welcomed by the residents of our Local Government area.”
John’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (B.Bus), Professional Membership of Fellow Certified Practising Accountant in Australia (FCPA), Professional Membership of Chartered Professional Accountant in Canada (CPA), Master Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a Master Degree in Commercial Law (LLM).
Recent announcements by NSW State Government indicate more opportunities for investment in significant community infrastructure projects are opening up.
It's not often skaters and BMX riders in the Murrumbidgee Council area get the chance to show off their skills. But that's about to change, with plans for YMCA Action Sports to bring the Skate Park Leagues (SPL) series to town.
The Murrumbidgee Council elections are on Saturday, 9 September. It is the first time since the amalgamation that residents have the opportunity to vote for who will represent them on Council.
Murrumbidgee Council is today farewelling a staff member who has committed his entire career to local government and in particular the Jerilderie and district community.
Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that continuous best practice approach is being undertaken to deliver safe drinking water as directed by NSW Health and NSW Department of Primary Industries-Water.
A reliable data communications link across the Murrumbidgee Council area is starting to take shape.
Murrumbidgee Council has announced the appointment of its two new Assistant General Managers.
The future looks brighter for the Jerilderie Men's Shed after Council approved the request of a loan.
Master Chefs of the future have been given a helping hand to hone their culinary skills.
Men at Murrumbidgee Council weren't afraid to get in touch with their feminine sides last week, donning pink in support of a good cause.
When it comes to creating beautiful artwork, age is no barrier.This is especially true for a talented group known as the Murrumbidgee Arts Kinship Enterprise (MAKE).
Murrumbidgee Council has outlined what they plan to deliver for the community over the next four years.
Council wishes to advise the residents of Darlington Point that construction of Area 4 Stage of Darlington Point Levee Bank will commence on Monday 22 May 2017.
Following the merger of Murrumbidgee and Jerilderie Shires, the Department of Premier and Cabinet coordinated a Community Satisfaction Survey with residents and ratepayers of the newly formed Murrumbidgee Council.
As the world marks 99 years since one of the most successful advances was made by Allied Forces during World War I, Murrumbidgee Council has announced it is now the proud owner of a Sir John Monash portrait.