Commission declares no misconduct for City Officer

The Public Sector Commission has found no minor misconduct in relation to allegations against City of Melville Officer Mr Todd Cahoon, Manager Healthy Melville, and his involvement with the Wave Park Group

City of Melville Chief Executive Officer Dr Shayne Silcox said the Commission had assessed information provided voluntarily by the City, which was submitted as a result of an internal review completed in response to recent allegations.

"Not only did the City not find any misconduct, but the Commission has now also assessed the allegations and concluded they do not constitute minor misconduct as defined within s. 4(d) of the Corruption, Crime and Misconduct Act 2003 (CCM Act)," Dr Silcox said.

"The Commission has advised it will take no further action in relation to the matter.

"One would now expect an apology from those who made, and continue to make, damaging accusations without any regard for due process, fairness and equity, particularly after the City had assured them an appropriate investigation had been conducted, and found no misconduct.

"As CEO I would hope the media and the community understand the personal impacts, stress and trauma, that are caused when unfounded and unsubstantiated allegations are bandied around recklessly. This leads me to question why those making the allegations would broadcast them so widely without appropriate due process of confidentially, other than it would seem on the face of it, to discredit the City and its officers."