Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Committee
Monday, 7th October, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: F10, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Annette Wiles 020 8726 6000 x64877  Email: annette.wiles@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

15/18

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from members of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

16/18

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 60 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2019 as an accurate record.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2019 were agreed as an accurate record.

17/18

Disclosure of Interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

Minutes:

There were no disclosures of interests.

18/18

Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice from the Chair of any business not on the Agenda which should, in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

19/18

Appointment to Executive Director, Resources pdf icon PDF 87 KB

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Executive Director, Resources.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee AGREED the recommendations in the officer’s report:

 

i.          Having due regard to the Council’s current Pay Policy, agreed the salary package for this role, Executive Director, Resources at a salary of £156,060 per annum under section 40 of the Localism Act 2011 and the provisions of the council’s constitution.

 

ii.          Undertake the selection and the appointment to the post of Executive Director, Resources from the candidate(s) detailed in the Part B appendices to the agenda and in accordance with the provisions of part 4J of the Council’s constitution (Staff Employment Procedure Rules).

 

iii.          Any appointment to be subject to the appointment notification process as set out in section 3.4 of part 4J of the Council’s Constitution (Staff Employment Procedure Rules).

20/18

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”

Minutes:

The following motion was proposed by Councillor Newman, seconded by Councillor Hall and agreed by the Committee to exclude the press and public for the remainder of the meeting.

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within paragraph 1 as indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended”.

 

21/18

Appointment to Executive Director, Resources

For Members to undertake the shortlisting and interview process to appoint to the role of Executive Director, Resources.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: The Committee AGREED to appoint Jacqueline Harris Baker as Executive Director, Resources.