Sooke District news
As was announced at yesterday’s regular Council meeting, a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) has been appointed: Norm McInnis (here on LinkedIn) will soon be starting at the District of Sooke, with an annual salary of $165,000.
His former gig was as CAO at the City of Fernie, and he has CAO experience that dates back to 2002.
Mayor Maja Tait noted that over 160 applications were received by the contracted head hunter organization. Ten finalists were shortlisted and reviewed by all of Council, who then made the final selection.
Here’s a 2018 article on Mr. McInnis, which may give some insight to the new lens he may bring to Sooke.