Agenda and minutes
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To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 20 June 2022.
Resolved: That the minutes of the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee held on 20 July 2022 be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record.
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This report requests the approval to permanently recruit to the Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer post ahead of the current post holder vacating the role early September 2022.
The Committee were requested to approve the appointment of an appointments sub committee and approval to fill the post of the Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer. It was confirmed that depending on the appointment an interim director may need to be appointed. The Committee confirmed that there were to be no amendments to the post or grade and salary was as advised in the report subject to the national payment award for 2022/23. Members discussed the relocation scheme and the length of advertisement, this would be 3 week but due to the holiday period, officers confirmed that the Council would be flexible to get the best candidates.
i. Approved the filling of the Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer post and remuneration package for the post with a salary range of £91,383 to £101,318, in accordance with the procedural rules set out in the constitution for the appointment of chief officers;
ii. Established an Appointments Sub-Committee consisting of three members to include at least one member of the Executive;
iii. Noted that pending the formal acceptance and start date of the successful applicant, interim arrangements will be made to ensure that this Statutory role is fulfilled in accordance with Regulations and the Council’s constitution.
Reasons: To allow the timely appointment of the post of Director of Governance and Monitoring Officer in line with the council’s constitution and relevant legislation
Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.