Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Sub-Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence submitted, or substitutions appointed, on this occasion.

9.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

As a point of information for the public record, Councillors and Officers present stated that they knew one of the candidates to be interviewed due to their existing, professional role within the Council.

10.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Sub-Committee is asked to consider the following resolution:

 “That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 4 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.”

Minutes:

It was moved by Councillor G V Guglielmi, seconded by Councillor Calver and:-

 

RESOLVED that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 4 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.

11.

Interviews of Candidate(s) for, and Appointment of, the posts of Head of Legal Services and Corporate Procurement & Contracts Manager

Following the interviews of the candidate(s), the Sub-Committee Panel will notify the Assistant Director (Partnerships) of the names of the persons to whom the following posts are to be offered and any other matter relevant to those appointments, in accordance with the Officer Employment Procedure Rules and the Council’s Scheme of Delegation:

 

(1)    Head of Legal Services; and

 

(2)    Corporate Procurement & Contracts Manager

 

Minutes:

Having interviewed the candidates for the posts of:-

 

(1)    Head of Legal Services; and

 

(2)    Corporate Procurement & Contracts Manager.

 

It was moved by Councillor G V Guglielmi, seconded by Councillor Calver and unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(i)            the Assistant Director (Partnerships) be notified of the name of the person to whom the aforementioned post of Head of Legal Services is to be offered;

 

(ii)           the Assistant Director (Partnerships) be notified of the name of the person to whom the aforementioned post of Corporate Procurement & Contracts Manager is to be offered; and

 

(iii)          Council Procedure Rule 20.1 be suspended in order to delegate authority to the Deputy Chief Executive & Monitoring Officer to approve the draft minutes as an accurate record of the meeting, after consultation with the Members of the Sub-Committee Panel.

 

NOTE: The Sub-Committee Panel was aware that no formal offers of appointment could be made until the provisions of Officer Employment Procedure Rule 5 had been complied with. Rule 5(b) allowed for a three working day period in which the Leader of the Council, on behalf of the Cabinet, could object to the proposed appointment. If such an objection was lodged the Sub-Committee Panel would be required to reconvene and satisfy itself that such objection was neither material nor well-founded for the appointments to proceed.