WEST WIMMERA SHIRE's new councillors will have appointing a new chief executive among its first duties.
After four years at the helm, David Leahy announced on Tuesday he will leave at the end of November.
In a statement, he said "I have accepted an offer to work at another regional Victorian council in a director role. I am grateful for the opportunity to have served West Wimmera for almost five years. however I believe it is now time for a change."
The announcement comes as the council emerges from the caretaker period of the 2020 Victorian Local Government Elections, voting for which closed on October 23. The council's five new councillors are set to be elected by November 13, before Mr Leahy finishes.
Mr Leahy only signed a contract to extend his term by two years in September. He previously worked at Swan Hill Rural City Council.
More to come.
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