A change in leadership is on the horizon for the town of Didsbury. Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Harold Northcott has accepted the CAO position with the County of Vermilion River and will start his new job there in early September. Northcott has tendered his resignation to the town of Didsbury and Mayor Rhonda Hunter hopes to see a new interim CAO in place by the end of August or early next month.
Town of Didsbury CAO Harold Northcott has resigned his position.
The resignation will be effective September 2nd of this year.
A press release was sent by the town on Friday, August 9th stating Northcott accepted the Chief Administrative Officer position with the County of Vermilion River in northeast Alberta. He will start there in early September.
Mayor Rhonda Hunter says Northcott focused on council's strategic plan during his time as CAO, and talks about some of his highlights.
Mayor Hunter says there will be ongoing council meetings as required.
On behalf of town council, Mayor Hunter thanked Northcott for his commitment to Didsbury during his four year tenure as CAO.
She adds, council hopes to have an interim CAO in place by the end of August or early September.