Employment Committee Minutes

Date:
Monday, 9th October, 2017
Time:
2.30pm
Place:
Meeting Room 5, Town Lodge, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City
 
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham (Chairman), Councillor Judi Billing, Councillor Jane Gray and Councillor Bernard Lovewell.
In attendance:
Chief Executive, Corporate Human Resources Manager and Michelle Kirk (East of England Local Government Association).
Item Description/Decision
PART I
1 ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN
RESOLVED: That Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham be elected as Chairman of the meeting.
2 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were submitted by Councillor Frank Radcliffe.
3 NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS
There had been no notification of any other business.
4 CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Chairman reminded Members that, in line with the Code of Conduct, any Declarations of Interest needed to be declared immediately prior to the item in question.
5 EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC
RESOLVED: that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Public and Press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the said Act.
PART II
6 APPOINTMENT OF DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE
In accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules contained in the Council’s Constitution, the Committee, assisted by the Chief Executive, interviewed candidates for the post of Deputy Chief Executive.

Following the interviews, it was

RESOLVED: That, subject to the Proper Officer receiving no objections to the proposed appointment, Anthony Roche be appointed to the post of Deputy Chief Executive.

REASON FOR DECISION: To ensure the Council complies with the requirements set out in the Officer Employment Procedure Rules contained in the Council’s Constitution.
Published on Tuesday, 31st October, 2017
5.05pm