Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee - Thursday 26 November 2009 2.00 pm

Venue: Chairman's Room - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Sharon Clutterbuck 

No. Item


Appointment of Chairman




THAT Councillor Hicks be appointed as Chairman for the meeting.



Apologies for absence


Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Waddington & McLain.


Public Questions

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Committee.  The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on         .

To answer any oral question(s) put by member of the public with the consent of the Chairman.

Depending on the nature of the questions asked it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be supplied as soon as reasonably possible after the meeting.


No public questions were received.


Members' Questions

To answer any written members’ questions.  The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on


No Members’ questions were received.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Committee may wish to exclude the press and public from the meeting during the consideration of the remaining items on the agenda in accordance with the provisions of section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (schedule 12A paragraphs 1,2 & 3) which are:


Information relating to any individual.


Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual.


Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


Appointment of Director of Finance

To agree shortlist for the position of Director of Finance.


Stephen Wood, Group Director: Business Management presented the report and explained that 24 applications had been received, of which 4 were being recommended to proceed to the assessment centre.  Carol Snell from Tribal attended the meeting and went through the schedule of applicants highlighting strengths and weaknesses of each candidate and explaining the reasons why the 4 applicants had been selected.  


The Committee agreed the recruitment process and the topic of presentation as outlined in the report.






a)    The next state of the selection process and the short-list of candidates be approved.

b)    The presentation topic as outlined in the report be approved.