Agenda and draft minutes

Staffing and Remuneration Committee
Thursday, 23rd April, 2020 4.15 pm, NEW

Venue: MS Teams Live meeting

Contact: Felicity Foley, Acting Committees Manager 

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Items
No. Item

1.

FILMING AT MEETINGS

Please note that this meeting may be filmed or recorded by the Council for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s internet site or by anyone attending the meeting using any communication method. Although we ask members of the public recording, filming or reporting on the meeting not to include the public seating areas, members of the public attending the meeting should be aware that we cannot guarantee that they will not be filmed or recorded by others attending the meeting. Members of the public participating in the meeting (e.g. making deputations, asking questions, making oral protests) should be aware that they are likely to be filmed, recorded or reported on.  By entering the meeting room and using the public seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings.

 

The chair of the meeting has the discretion to terminate or suspend filming or recording, if in his or her opinion continuation of the filming, recording or reporting would disrupt or prejudice the proceedings, infringe the rights of any individual or may lead to the breach of a legal obligation by the Council.

Minutes:

NOTED that the public section of the meeting was being streamed on the Council’s website via MS Teams Live.

2.

Apologies for absence and substitutions (if any)

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were noted from Councillors Berryman, Bull and Rice.

 

Councillor Ejiofor was in attendance as substitute for Councillor Bull, and as the relevant Cabinet Member. 

3.

Urgent Business

Under Part 4, Section B, Paragraph 17, no new items of urgent business shall be considered.

Minutes:

In accordance with Part 4 Section B, paragraph 17 of the Constitution, there were no items of urgent business to be considered.

4.

Declarations of interest

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:

 

(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.

 

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct

Minutes:

None.

5.

Appointment to the post of Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning pdf icon PDF 292 KB

In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) Regulations 2001 and Part 4 Section K of the Council’s Constitution applicable at the time of advertisement, the Staffing and Remuneration Committee is required to approve the appointment of the Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning, following the recommendation of the Interview Panel.

 

Report to follow

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Director of Customers, Transformation and Resources on the appointment to the position of Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning. In accordance with the Local Authorities Standing Orders (England) Regulations 2001 (as amended) and Part 4 Section K, the Committee considered the recommendation of an interview panel, which took place prior to the Committee convening.

 

RESOLVED that

i.          David Joyce be offered the post of Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning subject to the objections process of the Cabinet whereby this Committee may only make or approve the appointment of the Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning when:

(i) no objection has been made by any member of the Cabinet, or

(ii) if any objection is made, the Staffing and Remuneration Committee has declared itself satisfied that the objection is not material or well-founded;

 

ii.         Subject to (a) above, that the appointment of the candidate to the post of Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning will be on the salary that is proposed to the Committee. This will be in the range of £116,100-£134,900 as set out in the Council’s Pay Policy Statement, and as agreed in the exempt section of the meeting;

 

iii.       Subject to (a) above, any  appointment made will take effect when the appointed candidate accepts in writing the contract of employment offered to him/her by the Council.

6.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 7 as it contained exempt information as defined in Section 100a of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended by Section 12A of the Local Government Act 1985); paragraph 1.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the consideration of item 7 as it contained exempt information as defined in Section 100a of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended by Section 12A of the Local Government Act 1985); paragraph 1.

7.

Appointment to the post of Director for Housing, Regeneration and Planning

Minutes:

The Committee considered exempt information pertaining to item 5 of the agenda.