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Items
No. Item

96.

Election of Chair pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Jacq Paschoud be elected Chair for this meeting

only.

97.

Declaration of interests pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Minutes:

None were declared.

98.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on March 14 2019 be

confirmed and signed as a correct record.

99.

Delegation of authority to the Chief Executive to appoint an Interim Executive Director of Child and Young People if not appointed by the committee pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Brown asked for further details of the delegation process should

permission be granted to delegate appointment powers to the Chief

Executive. The Director of Organisational Development and Human

Resources explained that while the decision would rest with the Chief

Executive, she was at liberty to take advice from officers or elected members.

The Chief Executive added that her preliminary view was that she would

involve the appropriate Cabinet member. Councillor Brown underlined the

current practice of senior officer appointments being made by both executive

and non executive councillors and asked if any informal elected member

consultation could be carried out on a bilateral basis involving equally

executive and non executive members. The Chief Executive indicated she

would be happy to operate on that basis  ensuring parity of esteem.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) Should the Committee not appoint to the position of interim Executive

Director for Children and Young People in the confidential part of this meeting

authority be delegated to the Chief Executive to appoint an interim Executive

Director for Children and Young People, to cover the statutory role of Director

of Children’s Services (DCS) in advance of a permanent appointment being

made; and

 

(2) The permanent Executive Director for Children and Young People position

be advertised in December 2019 and go through the normal Appointments

Committee appointments process.

100.

Delegation of authority to the Chief Executive to appoint an Interim Director of Regeneration pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Brown received confirmation that this delegation would be

exercised on the same basis as that of the Interim Director of Children and

Young People.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) authority be delegated to the Chief Executive to appoint an Interim Director

for Regeneration.

 

(2) the permanent Director for Regeneration position be re-advertised in the

New Year when better market conditions prevail, and go through the normal

Appointments Committee appointments process.

101.

Exclusion of Press and Public pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972,

the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of

business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt

information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of the Act,

and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public

interest in disclosing the information.

 

7. Appointment of Interim Executive Director Children & Young People

 

102.

Appointment of Interim Executive Director of Child and Young People

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Pauline Maddison  be appointed as Interim Executive

Director for Children & Young People.

 

 

The meeting closed at 4.20pm.