CONWY Council's Chief Executive has been "temporarily" relieved of his duties following questioning by police.
Byron Davies, who took up the high-ranking position in February 2009, has had a complaint made against him, but details have not yet been released.
A spokeswoman for Conwy County Borough Council confirmed Mr Davies would not be leading the council while the matter was being resolved.
She said: "A complaint has been made to North Wales Police against Byron Davies, Chief Executive of Conwy County Borough Council. He is currently understood to be assisting the Police and has been relieved of his duties with the Council temporarily."
Mr Davies was formerly Chief Executive of Caradon District Council in Cornwall.