Notice of a public meeting of



Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee



Councillors Aspden (Chair), D'Agorne (Vice-Chair), Hook and Kilbane



Monday, 25 April 2022



5.30 pm



Snow Room, West Offices






1.         Declarations of Interest 


At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest or other registerable interest they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.




2.         Exclusion of Press and Public 


To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following:


Annexes A-E to Agenda Item 10 on the grounds that they contain information relating to individuals and the financial affairs of particular persons. This information is classed as exempt under paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).




3.         Minutes  (Pages 1 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 21 March 2022.




4.         Public Participation 


At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings. The deadline for registering is 5.00pm on Wednesday 21 April 2022 Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the remit of the committee.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.

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Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by 5.00pm on 21 April 2022.




5.         Changes to Membership of Committees, Joint Committees administered by other Councils, Regional Local Authority Bodies and Other Bodies  (Pages 5 - 8)


At the Annual Council meeting on 27 May 2021, appointments were made to Committees, Sub-Committees and Outside Bodies for the 2021/22 municipal year. A further change is required to the membership of the School Effectiveness and Achievement Monitoring Group.




6.         Appointment of Assistant Director of Customer and Communities  (Pages 9 - 14)


The current Assistant Director of Customer & Communities is retiring on 31st August 2022. This report makes proposals to permanently recruit to this post which was established as part of the new council management team restructure in April 2021.




7.         Acting Up Payment for the Director of Public Health  (Pages 15 - 18)


This report seeks the approval and endorsement of a temporary  Acting Up Allowance for the Assistant Director of Public Health for the period of 1st January 2022 to 31st May 2022.




8.         Work Plan  (Pages 19 - 22)


To consider the Committee’s draft work plan for the municipal year 2021-22.




9.         Urgent Business 


Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




10.      Redundancy, Retirement and Settlement Agreements  (Pages 23 - 46)


This report advises the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee of the expenditure associated with redundancy, pension or exit discretions paid in accordance with council policy to employees below Chief Officer.




Democracy Officer

Robert Flintoft


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·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.


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