Agenda, decisions and minutes

Staffing Committee
Wednesday, 26th October, 2016 12.00 pm

Items
No. Item

5.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of interest in matters under consideration received.

6.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Jane Lythgow - 01274 432270)

 

Minutes:

There were no appeals submitted by the public to review decisions to restrict documents.

7.

APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE POSITION OF STRATEGIC DIRECTOR, CORPORATE SERVICES AND STRATEGIC DIRECTOR PLACE pdf icon PDF 79 KB

The Chief Executive will present a report, (Document “B”) which asks Members to establish Assimilation and Appointments Panels to determine assimilation rights and to appoint to the positions of Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Strategic Director, Place.  The Panels to comprise of three Elected Members (two Labour and one Conservative) with membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the Conservative Group (and each Panel must include at least one Member of Executive).

 

Recommended –

 

(1)  That Assimilation and Appointment Panels be established to determine the assimilation rights to relevant Strategic Directors and statutory Chief Officers and then appointments made to the positions of Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Strategic Director, Place.

 

(2)  That the Assimilation and Appointment Panels comprise three Elected Members; two Labour and one Conservative with the membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and the Leader of the Conservative Group and that each Panel must include at least one member of the Executive.

 

(Corporate Overview and Scrutiny Committee) 

(Michelle Moverley – 01274 437883)

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)  That Assimilation and Appointment Panels be established to determine the assimilation rights of relevant Strategic Directors and statutory Chief Officers and then to appoint to the positions of Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Strategic Director, Place.

 

(2)  That each Assimilation and Appointment Panel comprise three Elected Members; two Labour and one Conservative with the membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and the Leader of the Conservative Group and that each Panel must include at least one member of the Executive.

 

ACTION: Director of Human Resources 

(Michelle Moverley – 01274 437883)

 

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report, (Document “B”) which asked Members to establish Assimilation and Appointments Panels to determine assimilation rights and to appoint to the positions of Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Strategic Director, Place.  The Panels to comprise of three Elected Members (two Labour and one Conservative) with membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and Leader of the Conservative Group (and each Panel must include at least one Member of Executive).

 

Resolved –

 

(1)  That Assimilation and Appointment Panels be established to determine the assimilation rights of relevant Strategic Directors and statutory Chief Officers and then to appoint to the positions of Strategic Director, Corporate Services and Strategic Director, Place.

 

(2)  That each Assimilation and Appointment Panel comprise three Elected Members; two Labour and one Conservative with the membership to be on the nomination of the Leader of Council and the Leader of the Conservative Group and that each Panel must include at least one member of the Executive.

 

ACTION: Director of Human Resources