Council CEO Resigns, Greens call for transparency over secret arrangements

Inner West Council chief executive Michael Deegan has resigned amid a breakdown in the relationship between the former Infrastructure Australia boss and elected officials.

Marrickville Greens Councillor Colin Hesse has complained that the circumstances of Mr Deegan’s departure remained largely under a cloud following secret council discussions and no public explanation.

“The Greens believe that the decision making should be as transparent and accountable as possible. This secret arrangement is the opposite of that,” Cr Hesse said.

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