Agenda and minutes

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Items
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Part A- Matters Dealt with under Delegated Powers

21.

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 any personal interests, not included on the Register of Interests, or any prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests that they might have had in respect of the business on the agenda. None were declared.

 

22.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 37 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting of the Staffing Matters & Urgency Committee held on 6 July 2015.

Minutes:

Resolved: That the minutes of the last meeting of the Staffing Matters and Urgency Committee held on 6 July 2015 be approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

23.

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 5.00pm on Friday 17 July  2015.  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 this meeting may be filmed and webcast or audio recorded and that includes any registered public speakers, who have given their permission.  This broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts. or, if sound 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/downloads/file/6453/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetingspdf

 

 

Minutes:

It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.

24.

Appointment of the Acting Director of Public Health pdf icon PDF 143 KB

This report seeks formal approval to establish an Appointments Committee and to delegate sufficient powers to that Committee to enable them to conduct the recruitment process, select and appoint an Acting Director of Public Health.

 

Minutes:

[See also under Part B Minute]

Members received a report which sought their approval to establish an Advisory Appointments Committee and to delegate sufficient powers to that Committee to enable them to conduct the recruitment process, select and appoint an Acting Director of Public Health, subject to the requirements of the standing orders on appointments and the statutory instrument NHS (Appointment of Consultants) Regulations 1996 as amended (S.I. 1996/701 as amended by S.I. 2002/2469, S.I. 2003/1250, S.I. 2004/696 and S.I. 2004/3365).

Officers reported that in an amendment to the report that the post would also be advertised on the NHS Jobs website.

One Member asked if it was decided to appoint a candidate above the bottom of the starting salary grade, who would make this decision. It was confirmed that this would be made by the Advisory Appointments Committee.

Resolved:   (i) That the filling of the Acting Director of Public Health post be approved on a fixed term basis on a salary scale equivalent to existing Directors in the Council.

                   (ii) That the opportunity be advertised on the CYC Jobs website, NHS website and promoted using social media channels.

                   (iii) That an advisory appointments committee, constituted in accordance with NHS Statutory Instruments governing recruitment to consultant level roles in the NHS be established.

                  (iv) That the membership of Advisory Appointments Committee be;

·              Councillor Runciman (the Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board)

·              Councillor Doughty

·              Councillor Cannon (TBC)

 

Reason:          To progress the appointment and reduce risks highlighted in the report in relation to this critical role required to deliver the council’s statutory responsibilities.

 

 

Part B- Matters Referred to Full Council

25.

Appointment of the Acting Director of Public Health

Minutes:

[See also under Part A minute]

Members received a report which sought their approval to establish an Advisory Appointments Committee and to delegate sufficient powers to that Committee to enable them to conduct the recruitment process, select and appoint an Acting Director of Public Health, subject to the requirements of the standing orders on appointments and the statutory instrument NHS (Appointment of Consultants) Regulations 1996 as amended (S.I. 1996/701 as amended by S.I. 2002/2469, S.I. 2003/1250, S.I. 2004/696 and S.I. 2004/3365).

Recommended: That Council approve a salary package which is in excess of £100,000 for the post of Acting Director of Public Health, should it be necessary.

 

Reason:            To allow the appointment to an Acting Director of Public Health to be made.

 

 

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