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Administration Staff

Council Office

Address 1 Joaquina Street, YORK WA 6302
Postal Address PO Box 22, York WA 6302
Office Hours Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
Department of Transport Licensing closes at 4.00pm
Telephone (08) 9641 0500
Fax (08) 9641 2202
Customer Service  Shire of York Customer Service Charter - Oct 2022

Senior Staff


Current incumbent


Chief Executive Officer

Chris Linnell

The Chief Executive Officer is the Shire’s most senior officer and provides guidance and direction to staff to ensure that Council's policies and decisions are implemented. The CEO who oversees the day-to-day operations while ensuring that Council direction is followed, governance is sound and community outcomes achieved. The Community and Economic Development Officer and the Curator of Cultural Heritage also report directly to the CEO.

Executive Manager Corporate and Community Services

Alina Behan

This role in the organisation will have responsibility for the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information technology
  • Customer Service
  • Administration and Governance
  • York Recreation and Convention Centre
  • Swimming Pool
  • Library

Executive Manager Infrastructure and Development Services

Lindon Mellor

This role in the organisation will have responsibility for the following areas:

  • Works and Services
  • Capital Projects
  • Asset planning
  • Asset Maintenance
  • Planning
  • Environmental Health
  • Building
  • Ranger
  • Community Emergency Services

Staff Contacts

Planning Officer Sharla Simunov
Environmental Health Officer George Johnson
Development Services Co-Ordinator William (Jack) Nunn
Tourism and Economic Development Coordinator Rebecca Atkinson
Community and Place Coordinator Marcus Whelan
Road Maintenance Supervisor Russell Putrino
Town Maintenance Supervisor Robert Mackenzie
Finance Manager Kristy Livingstone