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Agreed Statement of Tony Marryatt and the Council


Friday 31 August 2012

Agreed Statement of Tony Marryatt and the Council

• The Council received a letter of personal grievance from Tony Marryatt on 18 April 2012.
• The Council has responded to Tony Marryatt’s personal grievance by:
• Both parties settling the personal grievance in the interests of the City;
• Tony Marryatt confirming that he is committed to the rebuild of the City and to leading the Council organisation; and
• The Council reaffirming its commitment to Tony Marryatt as Chief Executive of the Christchurch City Council at this critical time.
• The Council values and respects Tony Marryatt’s role as Chief Executive and recognises and appreciates the work he has put in over this critical time.
• The only money paid in settlement by the Council to Tony Marryatt is reimbursement of his legal costs reasonably incurred in pursuing his personal grievance.
• It is acknowledged that extensive time and effort has been put into clarifying Councillors’ roles. The adoption of the Christchurch City Council Charter is intended to effect behavioural change and improve the working relationship going forward.

As this is an employment issue, there will be no further comment.

ENDS

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