CEO Finishes At Cairns Regional Council

Chief Executive Officer Mica Martin has resigned from her role at Cairns Regional Council.

At today’s Special Council Meeting, Council resolved to delegate to the Mayor to finalise all matters relating to the CEO’s contract which has ended by mutual agreement.

Mayor Amy Eden thanked Ms Martin for her contribution to Council and the city of Cairns since she started on 29 March 2021.

“During her time, Mica was instrumental in maintaining operational stability during some difficult times – none more so than the recent flooding,” she said.

“On behalf of Council and the city’s residents, I extend my sincere gratitude to Mica for her service to Cairns and wish her all the very best in her future endeavours.”

Ms Martin said the decision to leave the organisation was made after careful consideration.

“My commitment has always been to the best interests of the Cairns community,” she said.

“It is with mixed feelings that I have decided it is time to say goodbye and close this chapter of my life. I am proud of our achievements and progress we made during my tenure.

“I extend my best wishes to the Council, staff and Cairns community who will continue to shape the future of our wonderful city.

A report proposing CEO recruitment arrangements will be tabled at the upcoming Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 1 May.

“As we prepare to move into the next chapter, we look forward to seeing how Cairns can re-imagine itself and designing a future that we can all be proud of,” Mayor Eden said.

“A city for today that is planning for the needs of tomorrow.”

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