Agenda and minutes

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No. Item

Per 17/11

Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Martin Barbour, Bob Kelly and Alistair Norwood.


Per 17/12

Minutes of the Meeting held on 7 February 2018 pdf icon PDF 79 KB


RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 7 February 2018 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Per 17/13

Declarations of Interest in Agenda Items


There were no Declarations of Interest made at this meeting.

Per 17/14

Exempt Information

The Chairman to move:

That under Section 100 (a) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the following items on grounds that, if they were present, there could be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act.


RESOLVED – that the press and public be excluded for the remaining item of business in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


Per 17/15

Finance Manager and S151 Officer


The Managing Director provided the panel an update on the current position in the recruitment process for the Chief Finance Officer role before introducing the candidate to the panel.

The candidate gave a short presentation to the panel, which was followed by questions from the members. 


The Human Resources Business Partner then gave an update to inform the panel that the appointment to this position is for the Personnel Panel to approve, however, the Terms and Condition of employment and the appointment of the statutory 151 Officer is for Full Council to approve.


RESOLVED – On a unanimous vote, that

a)     the candidate be appointed and

b)     the Statutory 151 Officer role together with the Terms and Conditions of employment be recommended to Full Council for approval.



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