Civic and GM implements decisions made by the Mayor and Councillors, and is responsible for the day-to-day management of Council as a corporate organisation.
The department’s major functions include:
- Mayoral support.
- Councillor support.
- General Manager administration.
- Code of Conduct Committee.
- Corporate lawyer.
John holds a Bachelor of Business and is a member of the Local Government Managers Association. He has worked in local government for 25 years.
Prior to his appointment as General Manager in March 2006, John was Council's Director Finance and Business for five years.