Municipal treasurer appointed

A new municipal treasurer will begin work at the municipality next week.

A new municipal treasurer will begin work at the municipality next week.

Lorrie Coates will begin her role as Summerland’s chief financial officer on July 8.

She has a career in municipal finance extending more than 20 years.

Her present role last role, in Nanaimo, is as a senior financial officer and acting chief financial officer.

In March, Ken Ostraat resigned from the role of chief financial officer for the municipality. An interim treasurer was hired on a three-month contract beginning in early April.