Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee - Monday 28 February 2011 2.00 pm

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

Items
No. Item

58.

Appointment of Chairman

Minutes:

RESOLVED

THAT Cllr Mark Hawthorne be elected as Chairperson

59.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

60.

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To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2011.

Minutes:

RESOLVED


THAT the minutes of the meeting held on 27 October 2010 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

61.

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  Monday, 21 February 2011.

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.

Minutes:

No public questions were received.

62.

Members' Questions

To answer any written members’ questions.  The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on Monday, 21 February 2011.

Minutes:

No Members’ questions were received.

63.

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).

Minutes:

RESOLVED


THAT the public be excluded from the meeting during the following items of business on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during consideration of this item there would be a disclosure to them of Exempt information as defined in Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

Minute Numbers 7,8 & 9, information relating to any individual, information which is likely to reveal the identity of any individual or information relating to the financial business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

64.

Staff Terms and Conditions

Repor to follow.

Minutes:

Cllr J Hilton declared a personal interest in this item and abstained from voting.


Dilys Wynn presented the report and explained that the trade unions were currently balloting their members on the package of proposals.

 

RESOLVED

 

i)             THAT should the ballot reflect a positive response to the proposals, the Council make the necessary changes to terms and conditions and enter into a Collective Agreement with the recognised trade unions to implement those changes.

ii)            THAT in the absence of a favourable vote, the Council implements the revisions to the redundancy scheme which is a reduction from 2.2 to a 1.5 multiplier with effect from 1 July 2011 and brings a revised set of proposed changes to this Committee at a future date.

65.

Management Grading Structure

Report to follow.

Minutes:

Dilys Wynn explained the background and proposed new pay structure for council manager positions.  The new grading arrangement will be implemented as staff are appointed to new jobs within the new organisational management structure.


RESOLVED

THAT the revised salary structure for council managers and proposed implementation arrangements are approved.

66.

Appointment of Senior Officers to New Organisational Structure

Report to follow.

Minutes:

Peter Bungard presented the report and described the process undertaken, referring to the previous report on pay and ring fencing and the exercise he undertook to match individual roles in the new structure.  The latter was quality assured by an independent adviser from South West Council.

 

RESOLVED


THAT

 

i)             Remuneration arrangements for the new roles are approved.

ii)            The following appointments be confirmed:

             Deputy Chief Executive: Enabling & Transition – Peter Jones

             Group Director: Chief Operating Officer – Duncan Jordan

             Commissioning Director: Childrens – Linda Uren

             Director of Strategy & Challenge – Jane Burns

iii)           The remaining applicants be interviewed by the Appointments Committee on 3 March 2011.

iv)          The arrangements for selection by the Appointments Committee and the topic for presentation was approved.