From page 9 “I have complete confidence that staff involved in this matter acted lawfully, with integrity and in the best interests of the community at all times.”
However, Hovea resident David Mattock said he believed staff had breached the Shire’s code of conduct.
“When I asked a question in February, Mr Throssell said there has not and will not be any action taken against staff as there is no breach of code of conduct,” he said.
“Clearly, the CEO has a one- sided view on this matter.
“Mr Throssell only needs to read the transcripts of the first and the second trial to know that there is no question that the actions of some employees have damaged the reputation of the Shire, which is a breach of the Code in itself.
“We need council to authorise someone impartial to investigate this matter.”