Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

24.

Election of Chair

Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Dine Romero be elected as Chair.

25.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were none.

26.

Emergency Evacuation Procedure

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out under Note 6.

Minutes:

The Chair drew attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out on the agenda.

27.

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 no declarations of interest made.

28.

To Announce any Urgent Business Agreed by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

29.

Minutes of previous meeting 28th February 2019 pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

30.

Exclusion of the Public

The Committee if it wishes may pass the following resolution;

 

that, having been satisfied that the public interest test would be better served by not disclosing relevant information, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 100 (A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Scheduled 12A of the Act as amended.

Minutes:

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

 

RESOLVED that, having been satisfied that the public interest test would be better served by not disclosing relevant information, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act as amended.

31.

Redundancy Proposal pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report seeking their agreement to the proposed dismissal by reason of redundancy in the case presented and the consequential proposed severance payments.

 

The Corporate Director outlined the 3 key rationales for proposing this course of action.  Following debate, it was then unanimously

 

RESOLVED that the proposals presented with regard to voluntary redundancy are approved and the Chief Executive be given delegated authority to take all steps necessary to implement it.

32.

Chief Executive shortlisting pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report seeking their agreement of the shortlist of candidates for the post of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service.

 

It was then RESOLVED that the Head of Human Resources & Organisational Development be given delegated authority to invite shortlisted candidates to interview, and arrange the face to face interview process scheduled for 15th and 16th July.