CAO Darren Ottaway listens while former Councillor Peter Papp speaks at Town Council. VOICE FILE PHOTO



According to a Town of Pelham news release, CAO Darren Ottaway is “no longer employed as the Town of Pelham’s CAO.”

Sources tell the Voice that Ottaway was dismissed this morning, shortly after arriving at Town Hall.  Ottaway started as Pelham’s top administrative officer in May 2012.

“As per the Town’s corporate policy S600-30,” reads the Town’s news release, “the treasurer and director of corporate services, Teresa Quinlin, will assume the duties of the CAO in the interim.”

For more on this developing story, see this week’s print edition, hitting the street Tuesday morning.

“The Town thanks Mr. Ottaway for his services and wishes him good fortune in future endeavours,” concludes the Town’s statement.