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FILMING AT MEETINGS
Please note 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. 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’, 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.
The Chair referred to the notice of filming at meetings and it was noted that the public part of the meeting was not live streamed.
Apologies for absence and substitutions (if any)
To receive any apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Adje, Bull, Davies, and Dennison.
Councillors Ahmet and Cawley-Harrison were present as substitutes.
Under Part 4, Section B, Paragraph 17, no new items of urgent business shall be considered.
In accordance with Part 4 Section B, paragraph 17 of the Constitution, there were no items of urgent business to be considered.
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
There were no declarations of interest.
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 to the post of Chief Executive, following the recommendation of the Interview Panel.
Report to follow
The Committee considered the report of the Chief People Officer on the appointment to the post of Chief Executive (Interim). In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) Regulations 2001 and Part 4 Section K of the Council’s Constitution, the Committee considered the recommendation of an interview panel, which took place prior to the Committee convening.
The name of the candidate that was recommended by the Member Panel was confirmed as Andy Donald.
Following consideration of the exempt information, it was
1. To accept the recommendation of the Member Panel and agree to recommend to Full Council the appointment of Andy Donald to the post of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service.
2. Subject to (1) above, that the appointment of the candidate to the post of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service to be on the Chief Executive’s salary range as agreed by Council in the Pay Policy Statement. This will be in the range of £185,600 - £210,200.
Subject to (1) above, that the appointment of the
candidate to the post of Chief Executive and Head of Paid Service
be offered on a Fixed Term Contract with an initial term of six
months, with authority delegated to the Leader of the Council, in
consultation with the
4. Subject to (1) 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.
Exclusion of the Press and Public
Item 7 is likely to be subject to a motion to exclude the press and public be from the meeting as it contains 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, information relating to an individual.
To exclude the press and public from the meeting for the consideration of item 6 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, information relating to an individual.
Appointment to the post of Chief Executive
To consider exempt information in relation to agenda item 5.
The Committee considered the exempt information.
During the discussion of the exempt information, it was proposed that the proposal to delegate authority to extend the contract for up to a further six months be amended slightly to allow consultation with the Staffing and Remuneration Committee, rather than just the Chair of the Staffing and Remuneration Committee. The Committee agreed to amend recommendation 3.3 as follows:
Subject to (3.1) above, that
the appointment of the candidate to the post of Chief Executive and
Head of Paid Service be offered on a Fixed Term Contract with an
initial term of six months, with authority delegated to the Leader
of the Council, in consultation with the