The new chief administrative officer for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is expected to be revealed, today.
The committee overseeing the hiring process is due to submit its report during a special meeting of council at 10:30, this morning.
The CBRM paid Toronto-based Organization Consulting Ltd. 40-thousand dollars to interview potential candidates and narrow down a short list.
Marie Walsh has served as interim CAO since January of last year and said she was interested in doing the job on a fulltime basis.
However, she recently revealed she had been passed over for the position.
According to the job description, the CBRM was looking for a “forward-thinker” able to work closely with the workforce and with council, business and community groups.
The current salary for the CAO is nearly 147-thousand dollars a year