We’re not posting this out of schadenfreude, but to ask the question — who voted to give this man a big pay rise in Kapiti in March 2017 just 8 months before he beat a hasty exit?  Answer: K. Gurunathan and all the present councilors, except David Scott.

Mr Dougherty

‘The Nelson council boss was expected to “drive” controversial projects such as the Waimea Dam and the Southern Link as part of his job performance, a previously unreleased document shows.

‘The Nelson Residents Association says the document brings chief executive Pat Dougherty’s neutrality into question and has “tainted” decision-making.’

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