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Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Members' Services Officer

Items
No. Item

18.

Apologies for Absence.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors Feeney (with Councillor Ellis attending as substitute) and Truscott.

19.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

20.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 17 June 2014. pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

21.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

To move that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, the Members being satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following TWO agenda items on the grounds that the reports involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

 

 

22.

Closure of Formal Consultation - Community Leisure, Economic Development and Housing

Report of Corporate Director (Paula Darlington).

Minutes:

Corporate Director, Paula Darlington, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, reintroducing restructure proposals for the Community Leisure, Economic Development and Housing Service Areas.

 

It was explained that all responses to the consultation were appended to the report and that a number of changes to the original proposals had been made. 

 

The Chair thanked staff involved for providing such comprehensive and helpful feedback in response to the consultation. The Chair requested that a letter be sent, on behalf of the Committee, to staff to thank them for their comments.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To recommend the revised final structure for consideration by the Chief Executive, under whose delegated authority a final staffing structure will be implemented following any necessary authority being sought from the Portfolio Holders in respect to virements between budgets and approval of Cabinet in respect of the savings shortfall.

23.

Closure of consultation; Staffing Report - Elections and Members' Services

Report of Corporate Director (Stephen Bray) and Service Manager Elections and Members’ Services.

Minutes:

The Service Manager Elections and Members’ Services presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, reintroducing restructure proposals for the Elections and Members’ Services area.

 

It was explained that all responses to the consultation were appended to the report and that a number of changes to the original proposals had been made. 

 

The Chair thanked staff involved for providing such comprehensive and helpful feedback in response to the consultation. The Chair requested that a letter be sent, on behalf of the Committee, to staff to thank them for their comments.

 

RESOLVED

 

To recommend the revised final structure for consideration by the Chief Executive, under whose delegated authority a final staffing structure will be implemented following any necessary authority being sought from the Portfolio Holders in respect to virements between budgets.

24.

Health and Safety Annual Report pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Report of the Health and Safety Officer

Minutes:

The Health and Safety Officer presented the annual report on Health and Safety matters.

 

RESOLVED

 

To note the report.

 

25.

Current Trends and Issues in Sickness Absence. pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and Service Manager, Organisational Development.

 

Minutes:

The Service Manager Organisational Development presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, summarising current trends and issues in respect of sickness absence.

 

RESOLVED

 

To note the report.

26.

Current Staffing Issues pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and Service Manager, Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report summarising a number of items of interest including news on the collaborative working with Rushcliffe and Newark and Sherwood Councils.

 

RESOLVED

To note the report.

27.

Minor changes to Establishment agreed by Chair and trade unions outside formal full JCSC process. pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Report of the Service Manager, Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager Organisational Development presented a report highlighting a minor staffing change in the Parks and Street Care Service that had been agreed outside of the formal committee process.

 

RESOLVED

 

To note the report.

 


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