Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

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 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 none.

2.

To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

3.

Minutes of previous meeting - 4th December 2019 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

For approval as a correct record.

Minutes:

On a motion from Councillor Karen Walker, seconded by Councillor Robin Moss, it was

 

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of 4th December 2019 be confirmed as a correct record, to be signed by the Chair in due course.

4.

Questions and Statements

Minutes:

There were no registered items.

5.

Interim appointment of DASS and DCS pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To seek the Committee’s approval of interim appointments to the statutory posts of Director of Adult Social Services and Director of Children’s Services (including Education) from 1 September 2020 to 31 December 2020.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive introduced this item.  He informed the Committee that the previous postholder, Mike Bowden, had left his post on 31st August 2020 and so the statutory positions of Director of Adult Social Services and Director of Children’s Services required officers in post.  The proposal set out in the report is for this to be until 31st December 2020 in the first instance.  Further reports will be brought to this Committee as required.

 

On a motion from Councillor Dine Romero, seconded by Councillor Robin Moss, it was unanimously

 

RESOLVED

 

1.  That the Chief Executive be given delegated authority on behalf of the RIC to appoint Lesley Hutchinson, Director of Adult Social Care, Complex and Specialist Commissioning as the Interim Director of Adult Social Services; and

 

2.  That the Chief Executive be given delegated authority on behalf of the RIC to appoint Mary Kearney-Knowles, Director of Children and Young People’s Services, as the Interim Director of Children’s Services (including Education).