Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

77.

EMERGENCY EVACUATION PROCEDURE

The Chairman will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 5.

Minutes:

The emergency evacuation procedure was announced.

78.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to complete the green interest forms circulated to groups in their pre-meetings (which will be announced at the Council Meeting) to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

79.

ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE CHAIR OF THE COUNCIL OR FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

These are matters of information for Members of the Council. No decisions will be required arising from the announcements.

Minutes:

The Chair reminded Councillors to address all comments through her.

80.

TO ANNOUNCE ANY URGENT BUSINESS AGREED BY THE CHAIR

If there is any urgent business arising since the formal agenda was published, the Chairman will announce this and give reasons why he has agreed to consider it at this meeting. In making his decision, the Chairman will, where practicable, have consulted with the Leaders of the Political Groups. Any documentation on urgent business will be circulated at the meeting, if not made available previously.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

81.

APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND DESIGNATION AS SECTION 151 OFFICER pdf icon PDF 71 KB

The Council is asked to confirm the appointment of the Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer.

 

[An update report will follow once interviews have concluded and the Committee has made a recommendation to Council.]

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Leader outlined the rigorous recruitment process that had been undertaken to select the successful candidate and commended the selection of Andy Rothery for the post.  This was echoed by Councillor Paul Myers and Councillor Eleanor Jackson (acting as substitute for Councillor Robin Moss on the Panel).

 

Councillors thanked the current postholder, Donna Parham, and wished her success in the future.

 

On a motion from Councillor Dine Romero, seconded by Councillor Paul Myers, it was

 

RESOLVED unanimously that, on a recommendation from the Restructuring Implementation Committee, Council agrees;

 

1.  The appointment of Andrew Rothery to the post of Director of Finance and Section 151 Officer on a salary of £99,444 per annum within the approved range, with a start date to be confirmed.