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Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

61.

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.

62.

Exclusion of Press and Public

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

 

Agenda Item 5 should Members need to refer during their

discussion to matters 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)

 

Annexes A, B, and C to Agenda Item 8 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 Item 8 on 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).

63.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 15 February 2021.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee held on 15 February 2021 be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record.

64.

Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have

registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak

on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.

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 remote meetings. The

deadline for registering at this meeting is Thursday 11 March

2021.

 

To register to speak please visit

www.york.gov.uk/AttendCouncilMeetings to fill in 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.

 

Webcasting of Remote Public Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this remote

public meeting will be webcast including any registered public

speakers who have given their permission. The remote public

meeting can be viewed live and on demand at

www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.

 

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're

running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates

(www.york.gov.uk/COVIDDemocracy) for more information on

meetings and decisions.

Minutes:

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

the meeting under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

65.

Update on progress to implement the new Corporate Leadership Group (CLG) pdf icon PDF 211 KB

This report provides a regular update on the progress of implementation of the new structure for the Corporate Leadership Group.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered an update on the Corporate Leadership Group Restructure it was noted that there had been no slippage on timescales from the Committees last update on 15 February 2021. It was confirmed that there had been no appeals against the assimilation process, 3 director posts had been filled and remaining vacant posts would be advertised externally.

 

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Noted the progress made to date in implement the new Corporate Leadership Group (CLG).

 

Reason:     To ensure the council has an appropriate Chief Officer structure to deliver the councils priorities.

66.

Work Plan pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To consider the Committee’s draft work plan for the municipal

year 2020-21.

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

                      i.         Requested that an update on progress to implement the new Corporate Leadership Group (CLG) be added to the Committee’s 17 May 2021 meeting;

                     ii.         Noted the Committee Work Plan.

67.

Redundancy, Retirement and Settlement Agreements pdf icon PDF 120 KB

This report advises the Committee of the expenditure associated

with pension or exit discretions in accordance with council policy.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members considered a report which advised them of expenditure

associated with proposed phased retirements. Details of the

proposals and there implications were set out in the business cases in exempt Annex A, B, and C to the report.

 

Resolved:

 

                      i.         That the expenditure associated with the proposed flexible retirement, as detailed in the report annex be noted.

 

Reason:     So that the Committee has an overview of expenditure

associated with pension or exit discretions.

 

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