Role of the Commissioner
The Minister for Local Government, the Hon John Castrilli MLA, following the report tabled in Parliament on 15 November 2012 , has suspended the City of Canning's Mayor and Councillors, effective from 27 November 2012. A further inquiry panel will be appointed to assess in more detail the City’s governance issues and matters for improvement.
Click here to view the Western Australian Gazette ordering the suspension.
Mr Linton Reynolds has been appointed as Commissioner to act as the Council for the City of Canning. Mr Reynolds has extensive local government experience, having previously been the Mayor of Armadale for five terms.
The Commissioner is responsible for:
The Commissioner also has a role in developing and communicating policies, strategies and projects which promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural well being of the City of Canning.
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