The Chief Executive of a newly formed council merging Newry and Mourne with Down District is likely to be appointed early next year. That’s according to Chairman of the Strategic Transition Committee Down District’s Colin McGrath. Speaking after a recent Regional Transition Committee the SDLP Downpatrick representative said the new council boss, “Will hopefully be in position early in the new year. Developments are taking place fast in this process, but local Council Transition Committee Members will continue to strive for the best interests of the ratepayer when participating in high level discussions with the department and other agencies.
13th August 2013