Agenda and decisions

Appointments Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 7 April 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Joss Butler 

Note: Please note that due to the Covid-19 situation this meeting will take place remotely. 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests from Members in respect of any item to be considered at the meeting.

     

    Notes:

    ·         In line with the Relevant Authorities (Disclosable Pecuniary Interests) Regulations 2012, declarations may relate to the interest of the member, or the member’s spouse or civil partner, or a person with whom the member is living as husband or wife, or a person with whom the member is living as if they were civil partners and the member is aware they have the interest.

    ·         Members need only disclose interests not currently listed on the Register of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

    ·         Members must notify the Monitoring Officer of any interests disclosed at the meeting so they may be added to the Register.

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.

     

3.

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC

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    Recommendation: That under Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information under paragraph 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

     

    PART TWO – IN PRIVATE

4.

Senior Appointment of Director of Environment

    The People, Performance and Development Committee Appointment Sub-Committee is asked to proceed with interviewing for the post of Director of Environment.

    Decision:

    Record of decision taken under delegated powers

    by a council officer

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    Title:

    Appointment of Director of Environment

    Divisions Affected:

    All

    Key Decision:

    No

    Reason Key:

    N/A

    Decision taken under delegation by virtue of:

    County Council 17 March 2020 Min ref: 18/20a

     

    Summary

    The interview was conducted by the Appointment Sub-Committee of the People, Performance and Development Committee for the Director for Environment. During the interview, Members asked a series of set questions.

    Following the end of the interviews, Members discussed the performance of the candidate in detail and agreed that Carolyn McKenzie demonstrated the skills and experience necessary to be appointed to the role of Director of Environment.

     

     

    Decision made

    The Executive Director for Environment, Transport & Infrastructure, in consultation with the People, Performance & Development Committee Appointment Sub-Committee, agreed to appoint Carolyn McKenzie to the role of Director of Environment.

     

    Reasons for Decision:

     

    To appoint to the role of Director for Environment.

     

     

    Decision taken by:

    Katie Stewart, Executive Director for Environment, Transport & Infrastructure

    Decision taken on:

    07 April 2020 (In accordance with the Constitution, Cabinet Members have the opportunity to register any objections that they may have to this appointment)

    To be implemented on: 

     

    08 April 2020

     

     

    Alternative options considered

    None.

     

    Summary of any financial implications

    N/A

     

    Declarations of conflicts of interest

     

    None.

     

    Consultation/Process Followed

     

    People, Performance & Development Committee Appointment Sub-Committee - 7 April 2020. Members in attendance were:

    Councillor Tim Oliver

    Councillor Mike Goodman

    Councillor Eber Kington

    Councillor Chris Botten

     

    Jo Donoghue, Strategic HR&OD Business Partner

     

     

    Background Documents

    Exempt:

    Appointment Sub-Committee agenda published on 30 March 2020 – Report for Senior Appointment of Director of Environment

     

     

     

     

5.

PUBLICITY FOR PART TWO ITEMS

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    To consider whether the item considered under Part 2 of the agenda should be made available to the Press and public.