Agenda and minutes

Human Resources and Appeals Committee - Wednesday, 16th September, 2020 3.30 pm, NEW

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HRa/9/09/20

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

At the start of the meeting, the Monitoring Officer advised that this meeting was being hosted remotely using conferencing software which allowed Members, Officers and public attendance whilst being able to protect themselves and others, whilst observing the Government’s lockdown measures.

 

The Monitoring Officer also stated that all votes during this meeting would be taken through an informal recorded vote, though would not be noted as such in the minutes.

 

A Roll Call of all those Members in attendance remotely was then taken.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Simpkins, Councillor Connell attended as substitute.

HRa/10/09/20

Minutes

To sign the minutes HRa/01/06/20 to HRa/04/06/20 of the meeting of this Committee held on 30 June 2020 and 13 July 2020 as a correct record of those proceedings (copies previously circulated)

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes HRa/01/06/20 to HRa/04/06/20 of the meeting of the Committee held on 30 June 2020 and 13 July 2020 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings.

HRa/11/09/20

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered..

 

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made at this meeting.

HRa/12/09/20

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To consider whether, in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, members of the public (including the press) should be excluded from the meeting during discussion of 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 to Schedule 12A of the Act.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

HRa/13/09/20

Recruitment - Acting Head of Paid Service pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To consider a report from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which is to follow.

Minutes:

Members considered report F27/20 from the Interim Director of Corporate Services which sought to provide an update to the Committee regarding the steps taken to appoint an Acting Chief Executive, and to consider a brief provided to North West Employers to appoint a temporary Chief Executive for the Council.

 

The Interim Director of Corporate Services supplied to Members a proposed timeline for the recruitment of an Acting Chief Executive for their consideration at the meeting.

 

Proposed by Councillor Beaty

Seconded by Councillor Baker

 

and RESOLVED that the brief from North West Employers be accepted, and that the proposed timeline for recruitment of an Acting Chief Executive be extended by a period of two months in order to allow careful consideration of all options.