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Apologies for absence and notification of substitutes
There were no apologies for absence.
Local Code of conduct - disclosable pecuniary interests
In accordance with the local Code of Conduct, a councillor is required to disclose at the meeting any disclosable pecuniary interest (DPI) that they may have in respect of any matter for consideration on this agenda. Any councillor with a DPI must notparticipate in any discussion or vote regarding that matter and they must also withdraw from the meeting immediately before consideration of the matter.
If that DPI has not been registered, the councillor must notify the Monitoring Officer of the details of the DPI within 28 days of the date of the meeting.
There were no disclosures of interest.
To confirm the minutes of the meeting of the Employment Committee held on 15 December 2017.
The Committee approved the minutes of the meeting held on 15 December 2017. The chairman signed the minutes.
Exclusion of press and public
The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution:-
"That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press 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".
That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.
Appointment of a Director of Finance
The Committee noted that, the recent departure of the Director of Resources from the Council had provided the opportunity to review the current management structure within the organisation.
element of the proposed re-structure was to replace the Director of
Resources role within the Council’s Corporate Management Team
with a new Director of Finance, which would include the statutory
Section 151/Chief Finance Officer role.
As Claire Morris, Head of Financial Services, was the current
Section 151 Officer, she had been
invited to apply for the Director of Finance role.
In considering the formal appointment of Claire Morris as the new Director of Finance, the Committee received a presentation from her covering the following question:
‘What are the financial pressures that the Council faces over the next 5 years and how will we respond to these?’
Following the presentation and questions from councillors, the Committee
RESOLVED: That, subject to no well-founded objection being made by the Leader on behalf of the Executive, Claire Morris be appointed as Director of Finance with effect from 1 March 2018.
To appoint a Director of Finance to replace the Director of Resources.