Agenda and draft minutes

Special Meeting, Staffing and Remuneration Committee
Monday, 19th April, 2021 4.30 pm

Venue: MS Teams

Contact: Emma Perry, Principal Committee Co-ordinator 

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Items
No. Item

1.

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.

 

Minutes:

The public part of the meeting was live streamed on the Council’s website.

 

2.

Apologies for absence and substitutions (if any)

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were noted from Councillors Davies, Say and White.

 

Councillor Adje was in attendance as substitute for Councillor White, 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:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

5.

Appointment to the post of Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property pdf icon PDF 297 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 to the post of Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property, following the recommendation of the Interview Panel.

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Director of Housing, Regeneration and Planning on the appointment to the position of Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property. In accordance with the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) Regulations 2001 (as amended) 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.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

a.         Jonathan Kirby be appointed to the post of Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property, subject to the objections process of the Cabinet whereby this Committee may only make or approve the appointment of the Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property 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.

 

b.         Subject to (a) above, that the appointment of the candidate to the post of Assistant Director for Capital Projects and Property to be on the salary that is proposed to the Committee by the Member Panel. This will be in the range of £102,300 - £119,000 as set out in the Council’s Pay Policy Statement.

 

c.         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.

 

d.         That the committee agrees that if the successful candidate decides not to accept the role for any reason and there is an alternative appointable candidate recommended by the Member Panel, that this candidate is appointed to the role subject to (a), (b) and (c) above.

 

 

6.

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.

 

 

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 Assistant Director Capital Projects and Property

To consider exempt information in relation to agenda item 5.

 

 

Minutes:

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