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Glamorgan Spring Bay mayor Debbie Wisby to chase report hidden by predecessor

Glamorgan Spring Bay Mayor Michael Kent PHOTO: Former mayor Michael Kent has not shown the report to other members of the council. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine)

The former mayor of an East Coast council has kept an Integrity Commission report under wraps for months, after the council’s general manager was investigated over construction performed by council workers at his private residence.

Key points:

  • The Integrity Commission investigated the conduct of Glamorgan Spring Bay council’s general manager
  • Former mayor Michael Kent was given the findings of the report four months ago but has not shown it to other councillors
  • New mayor Debbie Wisby vows to seek out the report as a matter of urgency

The investigation report was provided to former Glamorgan Spring Bay mayor Michael Kent almost four months ago, prior to the local government elections, but other councillors are yet to see it.

It is understood the Integrity Commission investigation looked at how the works on general manager David Metcalf’s home were paid for and whether they were conducted at ratepayer expense, but the findings remain unknown …

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  1. Studler van Surck

    November 28, 2018 at 9:31 am

    Too busy dancing with the Jacquie Lambie Party and spruiking Cambria Green to attend to the real job at hand.

    Surely it would not be possible that the Integrity Commission Report that was given to then Mayor Kent, and that he has sat on and kept secret for months, will never see the light of day because there is no Mayor Kent anymore? Local Government is a funny beast!

  2. Chris

    November 28, 2018 at 6:40 am

    With the resurrection of the Clive Palmer and other fringe RWNJs, is the Exclusive Brethren still simmering on the East Coast?

    • Realist

      November 28, 2018 at 6:14 pm

      Same as it’s ever been, Chris. But there seems to be an influx of SJW’s though.

  3. Russell

    November 28, 2018 at 6:17 am

    Excellent. Time for a tide of corruption investigations.

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