Agenda and draft minutes

Appointments Sub Committee
Friday, 31st January, 2020 8.00 am

Venue: Committee Room 1, Surrey Heath House

Contact: Rachel Whillis  Email: democratic.services@surreyheath.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.

Minutes:

It was proposed, seconded and

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Alan McClafferty be appointed as Chairman for the meeting.

 

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or non-pecuniary interests they may have with respect to matters which are to be considered at this meeting.  Members who consider they may have an interest are invited to consult the Monitoring Officer or the Democratic Services Officer prior to the meeting.

 

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

 

 

3.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Sub Committee is advised to RESOLVE that, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the ground that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule12A of the Act, as set out below:

 

Item

Paragraph

4

1

5

1

 

Minutes:

In accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public, including the press representatives, was excluded from the meeting for the consideration of the following items of business on the ground that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as set out below:

 

Minute

 

Paragraph

 

 

 

4/A

 

1

5/A

 

1

 

 

4.

Appointment of Head of Legal Services

To interview candidates for the post of Head of Legal Services.

Minutes:

The Sub Committee interviewed candidates for the post of Head of Legal Services.

 

RESOLVED that the post of Head of Legal Services be offered to Gavin Ramtohalsubject to the requirements of Part 4 of the Constitution in respect to the offer of employment as a chief officer of the Council being satisfied.

 

RECOMMENDED that Gavin Ramtohalbe designated as the Council’s Monitoring Officer, to be effective upon commencement of his employment with the Council.

 

 

5.

Review of Exempt Items

To review the item, or parts thereof, which can be released as information available to the public.

 

Minutes:

The Sub Committee reviewed the item which had been considered at the meeting following the exclusion of members of the press and public, as it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information.

 

RESOLVED that the decision be made public following

 

i)         confirmation that the requirements of Part 4 of the Constitution in respect to the offer of employment as a chief officer of the Council were satisfied; and

 

ii)        the acceptance of the appointment.