A SPECIAL closed meeting of council was held on December 18 to discuss the general manager's contract, which is due to expire at the end of the financial year. The meeting resolved to issue the following statement:
"THE Derwent Valley Council will advertise the position of general manager in accordance with the Local Government Act.
"The present general manager's contract will expire at the end of June 2015. The council thanks Stephen Mackey for his 15 years of service and has advised him that he is welcome to reapply for the position when it is advertised.
"A committee of councillors will meet shortly and will make a recommendation about the advertising process no later than the monthly meeting in February."