Chief earns a big tick, new contract

Daniel Simms
Daniel Simms

After councillors considered his review behind closed doors on September 17, Mayor Tracey Roberts said they endorsed the report, which found a high level of satisfaction with Mr Simms’ work and that he exceeded job requirements.

She said he would receive a performance bonus worth 9.5 per cent of the cash component of his salary package and be given another five-year contract starting on September 18.