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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Leader's Office, County Hall, Trowbridge

Contact: Roger Bishton 

Items
No. Item

9.

Apologies

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Cllr Laura Mayes.

10.

Minutes of Previous Meeting

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 9 April 2019. (copy

attached).

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 9 April 2019.

11.

Declaration of Interests

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting.

12.

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

There were no Chairman’s announcements.

13.

Public Participation

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public.

 

Statements

If you would like to make a statement at this meeting on any item on this agenda, please register to do so at least 10 minutes prior to the meeting. Up to 3 speakers are permitted to speak for up to 3 minutes each on any agenda item. Please contact the officer named on the front of the agenda for any further clarification.

 

Questions

To receive any questions from members of the public or members of the Council received in accordance with the constitution.

 

Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named on the front of this agenda no later than 5pm on Tuesday 18 June 2019 in order to be guaranteed of a written response. In order to receive a verbal response questions must be submitted no later than 5pm on Thursday 20 June 2019.  Please contact the officer named on the front of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.

 

Details of any questions received will be circulated to Committee members prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.

Minutes:

There were no members of the public present.

14.

Appointment of Director Finance & Procurement

A report will be circulated.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report by the Executive Directors concerning the appointment of a Director, Finance and Procurement (Section 151 Officer) which included a role description for this post at Appendix 1.

15.

Urgent Items

Any other items of business, which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered as a matter of urgency. Urgent items of a confidential nature may be considered under Part II of this agenda.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

16.

Exclusion of the Public

To consider passing the following resolution:-

 

To agree that in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Item No. 9 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Minute No. 17 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.

 

 

17.

Appointment of Director Finance & Procurement

Two confidential appendices will be circulated.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

On considering the report by the Executive Directors which also included the CV of the interim director at Appendix 2 and details about the candidate and the special provisions that would apply at Appendix 3.

 

Resolved:

 

(1)          To appoint Becky Hellard to the post of Director, Finance and Procurement (Section 151 Officer) on a two year fixed term contract to commence on 1 November 2019, terminating on 31 October 2021.

 

(2)          To approve the special provisions that will apply to the employment contract in respect of salary and expenses, as set out in Appendix 3 of the report.

 

(3)           To note that the appointment would be subject to consultation with the Leader and Cabinet Members in accordance with paragraph 5(2) of the Officer Employment Procedure Rules.

 

 

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