Agenda and minutes

Appointments Committee
Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 3.30 pm

Venue: F12 - Town Hall. View directions

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

Items
No. Item

18/18

Election of the Chair

To elect a Chair for the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor Newman was confirmed as Chair of the Committee.

19/18

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from members of the Committee

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

20/18

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 disclosure of interests.

21/18

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 was not urgent business.

22/18

Appointment to Executive Director of Gateway, Strategy & Engagement (Part A) pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The recommendations were AGREED:

1)    Agree the salary package of the Executive Director of Gateway, strategy and Engagement up to £135,000 per annum, pursuant to guidance issued under the Localism Act 2011 and the provisions of the Council’s Constitution.

2)    Undertake a shortlisting process and subsequent selection and appointment to the post of Executive Director of Gateway, Strategy and Engagement from the candidate(s) detailed in Part B appendices to the agenda.

3)    Note that the successful candidate offer of appointment will 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).

23/18

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 AGREED:

 

“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.”

 

24/18

Appointment to Executive Director of Gateway, Strategy & Engagement (Part B)

Minutes:

The Committee AGREED the appointment of Hazel Simmonds as the Executive Director of Gateway, Strategy and Engagement.