19 Jul 2019

CCC releases vote count on incoming new chief executive

From Morning Report, 8:41 am on 19 July 2019

It's been revealed a quarter of councillors at the Christchurch City Council were against their new chief executive's salary and three voted against her appointment.

Dawn Baxendale will be paid just under $500,000 which is $100,000 more than her predecessor.

Mrs Baxendale is currently the chief executive of Birmingham City Council in England.

Councillor for the Harewood ward, Aaron Keown, voted against both her appointment and her salary