A special meeting of the Victoria Daly Regional Council today is expected to confirm Russell Anderson as the new CEO.
Over the many executive roles in the NT Mr Anderson has held, they include the top jobs at Litchfield and Wagait shire councils.
He held the position of interim CEO at Vic Daly when former CEO Jo Sangster was hired for the job in 2017.
He is better known in the NT as the lead investigator into the operations of the Palmerston council, specifically a contract for a multi-storey car park, which led to its sacking in 2018.
It was announced last week Ms Sangster had been appointed the new general manager of the Liverpool Plains Shire Council, in north west NSW near Tamworth.
She took up her role at Vic Daly Regional Council in April 2017.
Ms Sangster has been on leave for some months from Vic Daly and takes up her new position at Liverpool Plains next month.
Ms Sangster's resignation as CEO was accepted at a special council meeting earlier in the month.
Liverpool Shire said Ms Sangster was a unanimous choice for the shire's councillors as their new CEO and was selected from a competitive pool of 20 candidates from a number of states.
Katherine Town Council CEO Rob Jennings resigned in June and took up a position at Alice Springs.
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