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Agenda and minutes

Venue: The King Richard III Room (GO49) - West Offices. View directions

Contact: Catherine Clarke & Louise Cook (job share)  Democracy Officers

Items
No. Item

13.

Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

 

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

 

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.

Minutes:

At this point in the meeting, Members were asked to declare if

they had any personal interests not included on the Register of

Interests or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests

that they might have had in the business on the agenda. None were declared.

14.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the annexes to agenda item 5 (Redundancy) and agenda item 6 (Pension or Exit Discretion) 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).

 

Minutes:

Resolved: That the press and public be excluded from the

meeting during the consideration of annexes to Agenda Items 6 and 7on the grounds that they contained 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).

15.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 2 July 2018.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee held on 2 July 2018 be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record.

16.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so.  The deadline for registering is on Friday 3 August 2018 at 5.00pm. Members of the public can speak on agenda items or matters within the remit of the committee.

 

To register to speak please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of the agenda.

 

Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.  This broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts. or, if recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council website following the meeting.

 

Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting.  Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officer (whose contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.

 

The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present.  It can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf

 

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak at

the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

17.

Redundancy pdf icon PDF 117 KB

This report advises the Committee of the expenditure associated with the proposed dismissal of a number of employees on the grounds of redundancy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which detailed the expenditure associated with the proposed dismissal of a number of employees on the grounds of redundancy.

 

The background and detailed case surrounding each proposal was contained in the individual business cases, attached as confidential annexes to the report.

 

Resolved:  That the expenditure associated with the proposed dismissal of an employee on the grounds of redundancy, as detailed in Annexes A and B of the report, be noted.

 

Reason:     In order to provide an overview of the expenditure.

 

 

18.

Pension or Exit Discretion pdf icon PDF 118 KB

This report advises the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee of the expenditure associated with pension or exit discretions in accordance with council policy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which detailed expenditure associated with pension or exit discretions in accordance with Council policy.

 

Members considered the background and detail surrounding the proposals, which were contained in the business cases attached as confidential annexes to the report.

 

Resolved: That the expenditure associated with the proposed pension or exit discretions, as detailed in Annexes A and B of the report, be considered and approved.

 

Reason:     In order to provide an overview of expenditure and to consider whether the Council should exercise its discretionary powers to make enhancements.

19.

Urgent Business

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

Minutes:

Resolved: That agenda item 7a be considered as an urgent item, in order that the Council could be represented at a key meeting of the Police and Crime Panel, which was scheduled to take place before the next ordinary meeting of the Committee.

 

Reason:     In order to make appropriate appointments to the Council’s Committees for the current municipal year.

 

 

19a

Changes to Membership of Committees, Joint Committees administered by other Councils, Regional Local Authority Bodies and Other Bodies pdf icon PDF 121 KB

This report seeks approval of a change to the appointment of council representatives on the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel.

In accordance with section 100B(4)(b) of the 1972 Local Government Act, the Chair has agreed for the Committee to consider this report under urgent provisions, in order that the Council can be represented at a key meeting of the Police and Crime Panel which is scheduled to take place before the next ordinary meeting of this Committee.

 

Minutes:

Members noted that at the Annual Council meeting on 24 May 2018, appointments were made to Committees, Sub-Committees and Outside Bodies for the 2018/19 municipal year and that it was now necessary to make a change, to the membership of committees.

Members were informed that in accordance with section 100B(4)(b) of the 1972 Local Government Act, the Chair had agreed for the Committee to consider the report under urgent provisions, in order that the Council could be represented at a key meeting of the Police and Crime Panel which was scheduled to take place before the next ordinary meeting of the Committee.

 

Members agreed that Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee had the authority to deal with any changes or appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies, and they noted the following membership amendment:

To appoint Councillor Steward to replace Councillor Dew as a council representative on the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel

 

Resolved: That the above change to North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel be agreed.

 

Reason:     In order to make appropriate appointments to the Councils Committees and Outside Bodies for the remainder of the current municipal year.

 

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