Review of April 6, 2021 Special Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a special meeting of council on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, with only one agenda item, the hiring of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the municipality.

Council approved the CAO hiring committee’s recommendation of Greg Herrett, to be effective April 19, 2021. The term of employment is 5-years, with a compensation package of $170,000.

Herrett, a life-long resident of the municipality, brings 24 years of experience in municipal government, including 16 years as a CAO, a term as past president of the Association of Municipal Administrators Nova Scotia as well as being a chartered professional accountant.

The next meeting of Council will be April 7, 2021 at 6 p.m. Formal minutes of the April 6 meeting will be available within 24 hours of the meeting. A Facebook live recording is available on the municipal Facebook page: