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Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Chappell Room

Contact: Lyndsey Parnell  Senior Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

93.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Bisset, who was substituted by Councillor Stirland.

94.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 16 May 2017. pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

95.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

96.

Health and Safety Annual Report pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Report of the Health, Safety and Emergency Planning Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Health and Safety Officer presented a summary of the report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

 

97.

Minor staffing structure changes pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Report of the Service Manager Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisational Development, presented the report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of one minor change to the establishment which had been supported by trade unions.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

98.

Current staffing issues pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and Service Manager Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisational Development, presented the report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, drawing Members attention to the forthcoming series of employee conferences focused on health and wellbeing and national pay bargaining.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

99.

Sickness absence pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and Service Manager Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisation Development, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, informing Members of the current trends in sickness absence.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

100.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

101.

Exclusion of 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 ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

102.

Attendance Management - Proposed policy changes

Report of the Service Manager- Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisational Development, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, seeking Committees support for recommendations made by the Senior Leadership Team in relation to absence management.

 

RESOLVED:

 

1.    To offer support, in principle, for implementation of the proposals made by Senior Leadership Team and described in Section 3 of this report to:

-       Revise the policy documents relating to Attendance Management as set out in Annex C;

-       Adopt the redrafted letters shown at Annex B to be used when employees have reached “trigger points” in our procedure;

-       Review the effect of this policy in approximately one year’s time and report any findings back to this committee; and

 

2.    To refer the recommendation on to the Appointments and Conditions of Service Committee which will determine the final policy of the Council.

 

 


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