Agenda and minutes

Appointments Board - Thursday 20th February 2020 9.15 am

Venue: Northey Room - MDCOff. View directions

Items
No. Item

783.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor A S Fluker be appointed as Chairman for the meeting.

 

IN THE CHAIR : COUNCILLOR A S FLUKER

 

784.

Chairman's Notices

Minutes:

The Chairman drew attention to the list of notices published on the agenda.

785.

Apologies for Absence and Substitution Notice

Minutes:

An apology for absence had been received from Councillor M S Heard, Leader of the Opposition.  In accordance with notice duly given Councillor B S Beale, Deputy Leader of the Opposition was attending as a substitute for Councillor Heard.

786.

Disclosure of Interest

To disclose the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, other Pecuniary Interest or Non-Pecuniary Interests relating to items of business on the agenda having regard to paragraphs 6 – 8 of the Code of Conduct for Members.

 

(Members are reminded that they are also required to disclose any such interest as soon as they become aware should the need arise through the meeting.)

Minutes:

Councillor B S Harker disclosed an interest in relation to Agenda Item 6 – Appointment of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer) as he knew one of the candidate referees.

787.

Exclusion of the Public and Press

To resolve that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public 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 Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that this satisfies the public interest test.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public 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 Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that this satisfies the public interest test.

788.

Adjournment of the meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the meeting be adjourned at 9:22am for a short break.

789.

Resumption of Business in Closed Session

Minutes:

RESOLVED that that the meeting of the Appointments Board be resumed at 10:14am in closed session.

790.

Appointment of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer)

To consider the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance, (copy enclosed).

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance which included candidate packs with jobs descriptions and application forms for those candidates shortlisted for interview in respect of the role of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer).

 

It was noted that a revised interview schedule (Appendix 1) had been circulated prior to the meeting.

 

The Board conducted an interview with the first shortlisted candidate.

791.

Adjournment of the meeting

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the meeting be adjourned at 11:20am.

792.

Resumption of Business in Closed Session

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the meeting of the Appointments Board be resumed at 11:47am in closed session.

793.

Appointment of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer) continued

Minutes:

The Board then conducted an interview with the second shortlisted candidate for the post of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer).

 

Following conclusion of all interviews, the Board resolved to appoint candiate one into the post of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer)

 

RESOLVED that candidate one be appointed into the role of Director of Resources (Section 151 Officer), subject to receipt of satisfactory medical checks and references.