Agenda and draft minutes

Staffing Committee - Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1, County Hall, Dorchester, DT1 1XJ. View directions

Contact: Kate Critchel  01305 252234 - Email: kate.critchel@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

7.

ELection of Chairman

To elect a chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Cllr D Gray seconded by Cllr T Ferrari that Cllr J Haynes be elected the Chairman for the meeting.

8.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received at the meeting.

9.

Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interests as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct. In making their decision councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.

 

If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.

 

Minutes:

Cllr A Parry declared a registerable interest as a member of the Shareholder Group for the Dorset Centre of Excellence Board.

 

10.

Appointment of Corporate Director - Property & Assets pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To consider the appointment of the Corporate Director – Property & Assets.

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth, Property and Assets set out a report to consider the appointment of the post of Corporate Director for Property & Assets.

 

As a member of the cross-party selection panel Cllr T Ferrari proposed that Mr Peter Hopkins be appointed to the position of Corporate Director Property & Assets for a fixed term period until May 2024. The proposal was seconded by Cllr D Gray.

 

Decision

 

That, subject to medical and DBS clearance, Mr Peter Hopkins be appointed to the position of Corporate Director Property & Assets for a fixed term period until May 2024.

 

11.

Appointment of Interim Corporate Director - Children Services pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To consider the appointment of the Interim Corporate Director – Children Services.

Minutes:

The Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help set out a report for the appointment of Interim Corporate Director Education and Learning Services. He advised that the selection panel’s recommendation was to appoint Mr Vik Verma to the position on an interim basis whilst the post holder was on secondment to The Dorset Centre of Excellence.

 

It was proposed by Cllr T Ferrari seconded by Cllr J Haynes

 

Decision

 

That Mr Vik Verma be appointed to the position of Interim Corporate Director for Education and Learning for the duration of the secondment of the substantive postholder. 

 

12.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

Minutes:

There was no urgent business to consider at this meeting.

13.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

Minutes:

There was no exempt business at this meeting