CEO Bernard Smith is facing a motion of no confidence at today’s general meeting.
CEO Bernard Smith is facing a motion of no confidence at today’s general meeting.

CEO Bernard Smith’s job under threat at today’s meeting

BERNARD Smith's job as Gympie council's chief executive is under threat, with a vote of no confidence to be lodged at today's council meeting.

The motion, listed only as a "staff matter" on today's council agenda, will be debated in committee.

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It will be the second no confidence motion Mr Smith has faced; now-retired councillor Ian Petersen made one at his last general meeting in February 2016.

It lapsed after failing to attract a second mover.

It is unknown on what grounds the motion has been made.